I am a retired police officer, retiring at the rank of Captain, in charge of the Criminal Investigation Division at the Dubuque, Iowa, Police Department. At Arm's Length is my first book, and am currently working on two other books.
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At Arm's Length
A young detective is partnered with an older, seasoned detective to investigate the murder of homeless people in the community. As they investigate the murders, they discover just how difficult it is living on the street. Meanwhile, the killer inserts himself into the investigation while planning his next murder, requiring the detectives to risk everything to save the life of someone close to them.