Phreak by Denise Danks

Phreak

Denise Danks

A fast-paced contemporary urban crime novel complete with funky and frequently hung over heroine - Georgina Powers. I found this an easy way into techno-crime without being too technical, and if you want more of Georgina, there are five previous novels to get your teeth into.

Extract

Forensics. The word made my skin prickle. Those guys could identify lipstick to the brand name. What would they find after all those boots had stomped around the body except that smear of lipstick on Abdul's shirt? And Chronic had done a bloody runner. It looked so bad, and how could I say I knew him, the Chronic? Tell them he was my dealer? I don't think so.

Parallels
  • Manhattan is my Beat by Jeffery Deaver
  • Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich