Nancy Taylor Rosenberg has worked for the Dallas Police Department, the New Mexico State Police, and the Ventura Police. She also has served as a deputy probation officer and was assigned to court services. From these years as a law officer, she draws the raw material for her New York Times best-selling suspense novels. Abuse of Power follows the career of Rachel Simmons, a young widow, the mother of two children, and a police officer recently assigned to a new division. When she uncovers a perilous web of blackmail and corruption within her department, she must decide which of her roles is most important-officer or member of the team. But when her children are threatened, she is faced with an even more painful choice. Filled with danger, suspense and excitement, this is best-selling author Nancy Taylor Rosenberg at her best. Her fans know they can count on her to deliver novels packed with true-to-life struggles in the gritty world behind the badge. Narrator Barbara Rosenblat adds just the right touches of tough courage and determination to her performance.
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"A young female police officer with a precarious personal life makes a painful choice to fight the corruption that permeates her department. She's finally triumphant, but at a dreadful price. This can't have been an easy book to record. It's often intense and brutal, occasionally moving, never sentimental. Rosenblat achieves an ideal narrative tone: deeply involved but never indulgent or sensational, reflecting perfectly the humane tough-mindedness of the writing. While she's not a mimic who gives each character a highly distinctive sound, all her characters have conviction and individuality. Steadily she guides us through this gritty exploration of a dense web of social and political issues. J.N. (c) AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine"
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