By Gary Hardwick
Raised within the bosom of the interior urban, white Detroit murder cop Danny Cavanaugh speaks and acts with the unmistakable angle of a black guy. however the savage murders of prosperous African-Americans are plunging him into the city center of terror, the place he'll examine first-hand how robust, inviolate -- and lethal -- the colour line really is.
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Danny listened as his father stomped-cursed his way into the other room. He poured himself a glass of orange juice and said nothing more. He 34 G A RY H A R D W I C K just sat for a while, waiting. Then when he felt Robert had calmed down enough, he went into the living room. He took a moment, watching his father, his mind flooding with memory. Danny kissed his father on the top of the head and headed out, leaving the pain and memory of his mother behind. ” asked the therapist. “I’m cool,” said Danny.
Lucy had descended those stairs thousands of times and never had she slipped. Sure she was old, but she was in good shape. He didn’t like to think about it because if she didn’t slip and fall, then the alternative was too terrible to imagine. “I only bring it up,” said Gordon, “because you always do at some point. ” Danny had successfully completed an anger management course, but it was strongly suggested that he see the department shrink in order to solidify his hold on a gold shield. Danny’s history of overzealous law enforcement was not a help to his career.
This gave Danny a thought. He looked at the base of the house. Sure enough, the killers had neglected to board up the basement windows. Most of the homes in Detroit had basements, and this house was no exception. These guys were typical dealers, he thought. They spent a grand on a steel door, but left the basement vulnerable. But if they were smart, Danny thought, they wouldn’t be drug dealers. COLOR OF JUSTICE 23 “We can get in through the basement,” said Danny. ” “Like hell,” said Erik. “These drug boys all have attack dogs to guard the basement.
Color of Justice by Gary Hardwick