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The Promise

4.68  ·  Rating Details  ·  31 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Without regret, homicide detective Sergeant Roman Stefan has crossed the line on more than one occasion. When Stefan’s ailing father, a hero to the community, asks his son to stop his corrupt ways, Stefan reluctantly says yes. Assigned to a woman’s murder, he must come to grips with his very nature and take on the broken justice system he was once a part of. Each step take ...more
Kindle Edition, 222 pages
Published October 3rd 2010
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Dec 08, 2013 Nardsbaby Reader rated it really liked it

Detective Roman Stefan has little to no integrity. Most of his family in blue regard him as dirty and know that he’s not above doing what he wants in order to get results. His dad is dying. He knows that Roman hasn’t been a good man and tells Roman of his own transgressions, hoping that Roman be a better man.

Reassigned to a cold case, Roman’s chief is breathing down his neck with threats of not only ending his career, but locking him away. IA is also on his case and his father’s words
Barbara Morgan
Oct 24, 2010 Barbara Morgan rated it it was amazing
Excellent book:

Sergeant Roman Stefan of Detroit is a dirty cop. Roman promises his ailing father that he will clean up his life. He is assigned to a 4 month old homicide investigation of a prostitute named Ebony Warner that no one seems interested in. News anchor Hallie Warner is the sister of the dead prostitute. Hallie is putting pressure on the mayor's office to provide answers to her sister's death.

As Roman and Hallie work together find clues of her sister Ebony Warner's murder, they soon b
Mar 14, 2011 Andrew rated it it was amazing
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Yet another enthralling read from D K Gaston. The Promise is the story of a bent cop who tries to mend his ways. There is plenty of drama and suspense plus a surprising ending. An excellent read and highly recommended!
Feb 05, 2011 OOSA rated it really liked it
Can a Leopard Change Its Spots?

Detroit Detective Roman Stefan doesn’t really see anything wrong with his unconventional methods. So what he steals from criminals. They’re criminals, right? So what he’s pinned crimes on some that they didn’t commit. They’re criminals so they did something wrong, even if it’s not the crime for which they were accused, right? Roman Stefan is as crooked as crooked can get. With IA always breathing down his neck, he somehow manages to stay one step ahead. Crime does
Teresa Patterson
Nov 12, 2010 Teresa Patterson rated it it was amazing
Detective Roman Stefan promised his dying father that he’d clean up his act and make him proud. When he’s assigned to investigate the death of a prostitute, the case turns out to be more than he bargained for. It could either making his career or expose him for the dirty cop he’s been known to be and totally ruin him. Along with the case comes Hallie Warner, a news anchor, who happens to be the sister of the dead prostitute. Unbeknownst to Detective Stefan, Hallie Warner is a master at wearing m ...more
Oct 02, 2012 Tiffany rated it it was amazing
Roman is a cop that is called in on this case even though it is a case he doesn't want to be a part of. Roman has a lot of demons he has to face and overcome throughout the course of this book. He is faced with being a good cop or be the bad cop he has become. This is case has a lot of twists and turns and he also has to deal with some personal issues. I loved this one, it kept me guessing to the very end and I could not put it down.
Jan 09, 2012 Charmain rated it it was amazing
I love this book! It was very intresting with a stunning ending.
Tomara Calloway
Aug 24, 2013 Tomara Calloway rated it it was amazing
Downloaded this for free on my Kindle Fire. Surprisingly good!
Valjeanne Jeffers
Nov 24, 2014 Valjeanne Jeffers rated it it was amazing
Detective Roman Stephan, a dirty cop, makes a promise that will change his life. If he can survive long enough to keep it. Another outstanding page-turner from D.K. Gaston! I loved this book and I couldn't put it down. Be prepared readers for thrilling twists and turns before you reach the incredible ending.
Valjeanne Jeffers
Another outstanding page-turner from D.K. Gaston! I loved "The Promise" and I couldn't put it down. Be prepared readers too, for a twisted ending :)
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I write mysteries and thrillers, yet I have to confess that I've never actually solved a murder or ran into a burning building to save lives. My experiences come from watching too many movies, reading books and having an over active imagination.

I am the author of the following books:

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