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10-30: A Riveting Crime Mystery

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  3 reviews

In every murder investigation, there are rules—how fast you learn them can mean the difference between life and death.

“With some utterly believable characters, a unique storyline and a well-paced mystery, this is a heart-stopping tale that will enthrall any reader.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Anne-Marie Reynolds (5 STARS)

Payden Beck begins his first week

Kindle Edition, 234 pages
Published April 1st 2019 by Evolved Publishing LLC
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Happy Booker
Jul 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
10-30: A Riveting Crime Mystery is a murder thriller story. Having read previous works from this author, I knew from the start that I was in for a beautiful story. Payden Becks has recently joined the police force. He works under an older, more experienced field trained officer named, Richard. Richard is married to Ana, and the three of them get to become close to a point where Richard even asks Payden to watch over his wife when he is called in for an assignment.

Richard is murdered, and that is
Katherine May
Feb 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
The 2019 release of the movie, "The Joker", for which Joaquin Phoenix won an Academy Award portraying Batman's most notorious nemesis, made 2019 the year of the villain's back story. While I don't think the book "10-30" was planned to coincide with that, the connection is there. This novel is the origin story of bad cop Payden Beck, whom we first met in Michael Golvach's novel, "Split the Middle". This new prequel shows us Beck right out of police academy with his buddy Bryan Verrill, and the me ...more
Evelena Evans
Sep 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fascinating story I would categorize as a sexy, psychological crime novel about a rookie police officer named Payden Beck who is working his first murder case. Payden isn’t your average cop. In fact, I think he might be a psychopath. That is not to say he is a bad person. He realized early on in life that he wasn’t like everybody else, being born without a moral compass. As a result, he has patterned his behavior after his father who was a good person, and in doing so, appears to be normal to ...more
Becky Stephens
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Michael Golvach a freelance writer, living in Grayslake, Illinois. He is a child of a non-digital age, an award winning author of several books, screenplays, and many short stories.

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