According to the book description of The Kill Order, "FBI Special
Agent Sydney Fitzpatrick knows nothing about the Devil's Key, except that her
father was involved in its theft twenty years ago and was murdered as a result.
The Devil's Key, a list of seemingly random, supposedly indecipherable numbers,
poses an immediate threat to national securityand anyone caught with this code
in their possession is terminated with extreme prejudice. Sydney, unaware of the
standing kill order, only just recovered the list and turned it over to her
superiorsbut not before making a copy. Now the hard drive containing the list's
data has been compromised and two civilians are dead. But Sydney's not the only
one in danger. When a young woman with eidetic memory sees the numbers, Sydney
and her partner, Zachary Griffin, must protect herand what she knowsat all
costs. For if the code falls into enemy hands, it could devastate the entire
country's infrastructureand even ignite a world war."
According to the book description of The Black List, "The first
death was ruled an accident. But when a second accountant from A.D.E.a popular
relief organization that resettles East African refugeesturns up dead, FBI
Special Agent and forensic artist Sydney Fitzpatrick is called in to lend her
expertise in an increasingly troubling case. Not only is the charity backed by a
powerful U.S. senator, but the investigation reveals that its funds have been
siphoned off to bankroll terrorist cells in black list countries, and Sydney
fears the consequences. And it may already be too late. Death has crossed the
border from Mexico and is now heading toward Washington, D.C. Time is rapidly
running outand unless Sydney and her partner, Zachary Griffin, can get to the
root of a monstrous conspiracy, untold thousands will die in a nuclear nightmare
and a nation will be reduced to chaos."
According to the book description of The Dark Hour, "Fitzpatrick
is on the trail of a covert government agent's missing wife who is presumed
deaduntil evidence places her behind the enemy lines of lethal bioweapons
organization. A globe-trotting rollercoaster ride of intrigue and adventure, The
Dark Hour delivers on Burcell's knack for suspenseful, page-turning plots and
Reviewers of The Bone Chamber said, "A very talented writer (Lee
Child), who is smart, tough, and right on the mark (Catherine Coulter), and
among the best writers of crime fiction (Jan Burke), Anthony Award-winning
author Robin Burcell broadens her canvas with The Bone Chamberan electrifying
thriller that recalls the best of James Rollins and Dan Brown as it races across
the globe. An extraordinary adventure that combines C.S.I. forensic
investigation with global conspiracy and ancient secrets of the Vatican and the
Knights Templar, The Bone Chamber is a non-stop thrill ride that never slows
According to the book description of Face of a Killer, "Facts lie
. . . Two decades after the murder that shattered her world, FBI agent and
forensic artist Sydney Fitzpatrick confronts her father's killer face to face.
But the inmate who's scheduled to be executed for the crime is not what she
expected. Heightening Sydney's unease, she receives a photograph sent to her by
a man just prior to his suicide, causing her to question everything she believed
about her father. Now she wants the truthno matter where it's hidden, no matter
how painful . . . or dangerous. But Sydney Fitzpatrick is about to trespass on
sacred ground. And being a federal agent will offer her no security or shelter
if it's her own government that wants her dead."
According to the book description of Cold Case, "Three years ago
SFPD Homicide Investigator Kate Gillespie was in pursuit of a suspect who
murdered a hooker in a sleazy motel, and she nearly lost her own life in the
process. The shooter escaped into the San Francisco shadows and the trail went
colder than the grave. Now Kate's appearance on a Bay Area "crime stoppers" TV
show produces new leads that carry her back into the sordid world of drugs and
prostitution -- and point her toward a local crime boss whose missing wife is
possibly linked to multiple men and multiple murders. But when a dangerous knot
of betrayals, secrets, and criminal cover-ups starts unraveling, Kate can only
hope she'll be as lucky as she was on that black night at the Twin Palms Motel.
Because the only way to the truth leads directly into the line of fire."
According to the book description of Deadly Legacy, "San Francisco
P.D. Homicide Inspector Kate Gillespie's investigation into a bizarre apparent
murder/suicide is threatening to careen out of control. A dead man might not be
dead. The families of the deceased are hiding something. And there are
blood-soaked threads reaching into some very lofty places. But most perplexing
of all are the shocking revelations of one of the "victims" dark and dangerous
history -- the more Kate learns, the less she knows. It's a case that has placed
Kate Gillespie on the hot seat as her investigation gets bigger by the moment --
and puts her perilously high on a rabid killer's hit list."
According to the book description of Fatal Truth, "A homicide
inspector with the San Francisco Police Department, Kate Gillespie worked hard
to get where she is. But a frantic phone call from a snitch threatens to destroy
everything she is and everything she's earned. Pulled from the bright lights of
the Homicide office onto the shadowy night streets, she arrives at a clandestine
meet just in time to see the frightened informer shot dead ... by another cop.
Now Kate is a target, on a trail of dirty deals, corruption, and escalating
violence that reaches back into her own troubled family history and deep into a
department riddled with dark secrets and truths that kill. Suddenly Kate
Gillespie is teetering on a "blue wall of silence" and being set up to take a
long, fatal fall -- by a relentless killer who's hiding in plain sight."
According to the book description of Every Move She Makes,
"Gruesome slasher murders are spreading terror in San Francisco. The pressure is
on the police force to track down the killer before another young woman is
found, throat cut, body abandoned. Homicide Inspector Kate Gillespie is picked
to lead the search with her partner, old-timer Sam Scolari. This is the case
that could make Kate's career. But the next victim stops her in her
tracks--Sam's ex-wife. All evidence points to him. He goes underground, leaving
Kate alone to prove his innocence, or his guilt."