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Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook You

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Undercover Cop books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Jersey Tough: My Wild Ride from Outlaw Biker to Undercover Cop (2016)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouIn 1977, Wayne “Big Chuck” Bradshaw was Jersey tough. He was a member of the outlaw Pagans bike gang, a One Percenter, and had earned his colors in a world of boozing, bloody bar fights, and high-stakes crime. But after getting too close to extreme violence, Bradshaw made the life-threatening decision to change his path.The toughness Bradshaw used to survive biker life led him to a distinguished and heroic career as an undercover narcotics officer for the same New Jersey police department that had once arrested him. Bradshaw tells his story with the truth of the streets, from his…
Author(s): Wayne “Big Chuck” Bradshaw, Renzo Gracie, et al.

2. Cop Without a Badge: The Extraordinary Undercover Life of Kevin Maher (2009)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouCop Without a Badge tracks confidential informant Kevin Maher as he helps the NYPD, the FBI, and many other law enforcement agencies solve cases that range from robbery to extortion to homicide. In the process, Kevin becomes the highest paid CI the DEA ever had. But Kevin’s motives are more complicated than simply money. Having been arrested for Grand Theft Auto at the age of sixteen, his felony conviction prevents him from being what he always wanted to be: a police officer. So now he’s out to prove to himself he truly is what he could’ve been. A cop. Even without…
Author(s): Charles Kipps

3. Bones on the Beach: Mafia, Murder, and the True Story of an Undercover Cop Who Went Under the Covers with a Wiseguy (2010)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouShe was a married organized crime detective. He was the Mafia wiseguy she was trailing. Their affair would shake the very foundation of Miami’s criminal underworld-and end in murder….
Author(s): Peter Davidson

4. His to Protect: A Second Chance Romance (2019)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouOne look into Jacob Sawyer’s eyes, and it was over for me. Richmond’s toughest detective. Intimidating. Tall. A knockout alpha. In his presence, I felt self-confident and loved. What I’d been looking for all these years, I’d found in him. Everything was picture-perfect… until the night I told him we’d be better off as friends. The genuine heartbreak on his face. The slam of the door as he left. Furious. Forever. Almost 3 years later, a letter arrives. A threat. And they’re serious—deadly serious. Ironically, there’s only one person who can help me. Jacob Sawyer. The problem is, he hates me….
Author(s): Jenny Foster, Jolie Day

5. The Undercover Cowboy: A Twilight, Texas Novella (The Twilight, Texas) (2019)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouIf you love Jennifer Ryan or Maisey Yates, you won’t want to miss this Twilight, Texas novella from Lori Wilde!Allie Grainger appreciated eye candy as much as the next gal, but she never expected to be rescued by it! On her way to a job interview, she was nearly trampled by a small herd of Texas Longhorns during Twilight’s Wild West Cattle Drive.  Luckily for her, a shirtless cowboy actually swept her off her feet and onto the sidewalk. Perhaps she should walk and text more often. But Kyle Richmond was no “mere” cowboy. Sent by the FBI to uncover an art theft ring, he was in Twilight, getting leads on a series of…
Author(s): Lori Wilde

6. Catching Hell: A True Story of Abandonment and Betrayal (2018)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouFour days on the job Jay Dobyns was shot point-blank in the back by a criminal suspect. The bullet travelled through his lung and exited his chest. For the next twenty-seven years, he accepted every dirty and dangerous undercover assignment possible. Some days he succeeded, on others he failed, but all he ever wanted to do was to defend and protect people who couldn’t, or wouldn’t, do that for themselves.Death threats mounted from street criminals and he was again shot in the back. This time not by a suspect, but by the people he worked for; abandoned and marginalized, the threats were ignored and he…
Author(s): Jay Dobyns

7. Deep Undercover (True Blue K-9 Unit) (2019)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouA dangerous undercover assignment…Another exciting True Blue K-9 Unit thrillerTo take down a serial bomber, NYPD K-9 officers Brianne Hayes and Gavin Sutherland must go undercover—as a married couple. But now the bomber is targeting them to halt the investigation. As the clock ticks down, can Brianne, Gavin and their K-9 partners find the culprit in time to save the city—and their own lives?…
Author(s): Lenora Worth

8. Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime (2018)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouWhen detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a P.O. box, Detective Stallworth does his job and responds with interest, using his real name while posing as a white man. He figures he’ll receive a few brochures in the mail, maybe even a magazine, and learn more about a growing terrorist threat in his community. A few weeks later the office phone rings, and the caller asks Ron a question he thought he’d never have to…
Author(s): Ron Stallworth

9. No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels (2010)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouGetting shot in the chest as a rookie agent, bartering for machine guns, throttling down the highway at 100 mph, and responding to a full-scale, bloody riot between the Hells Angels and their rivals, the Mongols—these are just a few of the high-adrenaline experiences Dobyns recounts in this action-packed, hard-to-imagine-but-true story. Dobyns leaves no stone of his harrowing journey unturned. At runs and clubhouses, between rides and riots, Dobyns befriends bad-ass bikers, meth-fueled “old ladies,” gun fetishists, psycho-killer ex-cons, and even some of the “Filthy Few”–the elite…
Author(s): Jay Dobyns, Nils Johnson-Shelton

10. Undercover Connection (Harlequin Intrigue) (2018)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouDanger is hiding in the hot Miami night…Much to their mutual annoyance, FBI agent Jacob Wolff and Miami detective Jasmine Adair discover they’re both undercover to bust a notorious organized crime group. But amid a glamorous South Beach nightclub opening, their key informant is killed, leaving Jacob and Jasmine the dangerous job of infiltrating the ring. With desire igniting between them, can they set aside their distrust and work together to bring down the brutal mobsters…
Author(s): Heather Graham

11. Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America’s Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (2006)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouIn 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles and a lack of patience with paperwork. When a “confidential informant” made contact with his boss at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, offering to take an agent inside the San Fernando chapter of the Mongols (the scourge of Southern California, and one of the most dangerous gangs in America), Queen jumped at the chance, not realizing that he was kicking-starting the most extensive undercover operation inside an outlaw motorcycle gang in the history of…
Author(s): William Queen

12. Undercover Refuge (Undercover Justice) (2019)

 Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook YouWill the truth finally be revealed?An Undercover Justice romance…Undercover detective Rush Atkinson has finally infiltrated the crew of Jesse Garibaldi, the man suspected of killing his father years ago. But when Jesse orders him to “take care of” Alessandra Rivers—who’s been looking into her father’s death—Rush is forced to choose between maintaining his cover on his quest for revenge…and his sudden desire to protect Alessandra at all costs….
Author(s): Di Lorenzo, Melinda

Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some undercover cop books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Drugs, Guns & Lies: My life as an undercover cop

Author(s): Keith Banks; Ben Smith
ID: 2551811, Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Undercover: the explosive story of one cop's war on Britain's most notorious drugs gangs

Author(s): Ashton, Pete
ID: 2598253, Publisher: Monday Books, Year: 2013, Size: 594 Kb, Format: azw3

Betrayed: the shocking story of two undercover cops

Author(s): Gilling, Tom;Small, Clive
ID: 2591985, Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Roundhouse [distributor], Year: 2011, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf

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