HOMICIDE DETECTIVE SAM FREE'S FIRST MISTAKE WAS REFUSING TO PLANT EVIDENCE. Forced out of his job at the 44th Precinct in the Fort Apache section of the South Bronx, Sam escapes his troubles and moves his family to the suburbs, only to discover that his troubled past from the Bronx comes back to haunt him. When he's arrested for murder and brought back to the Bronx to stand trial, he must fight for his life against a District Attorney and his former NYPD colleagues who are bent on getting even by making sure Sam is convicted. "No one can get into the heads of NYPD cops the way Uriel Gribetz can, and TACPMOC MURDA is the toughest, most realistic crime novel I've read in the past five years. Start reading and I dare you not finish it in one sitting. Uriel Gribetz is the big new voice in crime fiction."—Jason Starr, international bestselling author of "Twisted City" and "The Follower." "A debut to be reckoned with. Gribetz’ years as a NYC criminal defense attorney add realism to a quintessential New York noir. From city streets to suburbia, New York noir you won’t be able to put down.”—Chantelle Aimée Osman, editor, writer and co-founder of The Sirens of Suspense. "TACONIC MURDA introduces Sam Free, a Bronx detective unlike any this reader has met before. This fast-paced novel reflects the author's persistence, as he takes us on wild rides through the dark streets of the Bronx and parts of Westchester, where we meet an unforgettable cast of characters.”—Natalie Robins, past winner of the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for best fact-based crime book, "Savage Grace".