The bombing of the home of Copper State University's Chief Financial Officer leaves four people dead. Scottsdale Police Detective Manuel Acosta leads an investigation that uncovers an elaborate kickback scheme involving a shady consulting company, corrupt university administrators, and a crooked Fresno cop you'll love to hate.
Suspenseful plot with intriguing characters. The reader won't know their destiny until the final page. —Roger T. Ames, author; translator, Sun-Tzu, The Art of Warfare.
The investigation of a bomb plot uncovers financial corruption at a state university, a prominent woman's checkered past, and a pedophile ex-cop. Taking Names is a page-turner you won't want to put down. —Ron Wick, author, Santiago Mystery Series.
Fast-paced and riveting—and Cosgrove is a prophet. Academia beware! The current trend toward outsourcing college services makes this story very timely indeed. —Dennis Rennicke, Budget Development Officer, Central Arizona College.