A crime thriller that involves FBI Special Agent Dick Hartmann and his San Francisco-based violent crime squad.
Archway Publishing – Released August 2015
This is the first crime novel in the FBI Special Agent Hartmann series. It received the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for the Best New Voice: Fiction category out of 1,400 entries (http://www.ibpa-online.org/ibpa-2016-benjamin-franklin-awards-winners/#new1). There is also a favorable Kirkus Review to be found at (www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/richard-v-rupp/death-taxes/).