Confessions of a Catholic Cop
An insider's tale of a dedicated pair of New York City cops who uncover a heinous scheme of arson that will keep you spellbound from begining to electrifying end.
Paperback, 306 pages
Published October 25th 2006 by Thomas J. Fitzsimmons Inc.
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Nov 09, 2011 readinghearts (Lyn M) rated it 4 of 5 stars
Thomas Fitzsimmons is another new author for me. I have been reading a lot of new authors lately, with some hits and some misses. This one was definitely a hit. I really enjoyed this police procedural. The protagonist in the story is Michael Beckett, a cop in the South Bronx district of New York, which is purported to be the worst district in the city. Beckett is a complex character with many facets. He is part good cop, part pragmatist, and part narcissistic actor. He has just finished a recurr...more
"Confessions of a Catholic Cop" is a powerful, page-turning thriller about love, trust and the search for true identity. The story delves into the dark and dangerous streets of New York City's South Bronx, where NYPD cop Michael Beckett and writer Solana Ortiz uncover a trail of corruption that leads to some of the City's most powerful people. Author Thomas Fitzsimmons, a former NYPD cop who worked in the precinct where the book is set, has the unique ability to put you into the storyline, makin...more
Fantastic read !!! I really enjoyed this "cop action" book by Thomas Fitzsimmons. Colorful characters, and a great development of a story. Not necessarily a who-dun-it. The reader knew who were the bad guys and who were the good guys right from the beginning. I found myself reading quickly to see what was going to happen next. I hope Mr. Fitzsimmons continues on with the main character Beckett. Lots of possibilities for a continuing series.