More True Stories from a Homicide Detective
Dear True Crime Reader,
"Ken Lang is the real deal--a cop with chops!"
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MURDER AND MAYHEM CONTINUE
When Stacey arrived at Bill Bateman’s for her 5 year class reunion, she had no idea how a memory from her past would alter her future. In one innocent moment, a simple cordial act leads one on a path of jealous rage and another fighting for their life. Tempers flare, threats are exchanged, blood is shed, and the services of the homicide detectives are soon requested.
In his second release of his homicide series, former homicide detective and award winning author, Ken Lang, unveils the inner workings of a chaotic homicide unit. Standing In Death’s Shadows: More True Stories from a Homicide Detective is a fascinating and revealing read that throws you right into the conflict between the victims, their killers, and the detectives who are tasked to solve their murders.
"Ken's flowing writing style combines with his knack for suspense keeps you wanting more."
~ Sue Payne, Freelance Writer
Ride along as the detectives are dispatched to the electric company retiree’s house for a suspicious death. Found draped over the edge of his bathtub, you’ll experience how the investigators struggle to determine the cause of death and put the pieces of the puzzle together. As you follow along with some astonishing revelations discovered during the autopsy, you’re sent on an excursion for evidence that will reveal untold truths and cost another their life.
Become a detective’s shadow as they are summonsed to the scene of a bewildering apartment fire where firefighters make a grizzly discovery. With the charred remains found in a peculiar way, the family of the lone tenant prays that the authorities can make sense of their unexplainable loss. But when the detectives scour the ruined apartment and yield little for evidence, they finds themselves left with one slim chance to solve the case—and that chance requires them to race across country to beat the odds.
"...a fascinating inside perspective of a busy and prestigious homicide unit."
~Stephen, New Castle, DE
A rare insider account of the exhilarating pace of a homicide detective’s life, Standing In Death’s Shadows: More True Stories from a Homicide Detective is a true crime adventure that thrusts you into the middle of the action and will leave you with wanting more.
AUTHOR AND DETECTIVE? REALLY?!
Ken Lang is a former homicide detective and an award-winning author of several true crime books, including Walking Among the Dead: True Stories from a Homicide Detective. In 2011 he was named one of 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading by The Author’s Show.
He resides in North East, Maryland with his wife and three children.
FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT
Since its release, Standing In Death's Shadow: More True Stories from a Homicide Detective has become more than a fascinating true crime read. It is regarded as a contributing source for:
Recently, Ken's writing about his homicide investigations was featured in the school newspaper for the Law School at the University of Athens, Greece. Furthermore, more than true crime fans are buying this book. It was recently discovered that parents of murdered children whose cases remain unsolved have been flocking to this book and taking notes in the margin in an effort to find new avenues that may reopen their loved ones case.
MORE THAN A TRUE CRIME READ
Whether you enjoy reading true crime, learning about the forensics employed in today's investigations, or love the thrill of chasing down a killer, this is your chance to walk in the footsteps of a homicide detective and see these crimes from a whole new perspective.
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