Until you’ve consumed all of the best Undercover Cop books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Jersey Tough: My Wild Ride from Outlaw Biker to Undercover Cop (2016)
- Cop Without a Badge: The Extraordinary Undercover Life of Kevin Maher (2009)
- Bones on the Beach: Mafia, Murder, and the True Story of an Undercover Cop Who Went Under the Covers with a Wiseguy (2010)
- His to Protect: A Second Chance Romance (2019)
- The Undercover Cowboy: A Twilight, Texas Novella (The Twilight, Texas) (2019)
- Catching Hell: A True Story of Abandonment and Betrayal (2018)
- Deep Undercover (True Blue K-9 Unit) (2019)
- Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime (2018)
- No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels (2010)
- Undercover Connection (Harlequin Intrigue) (2018)
- Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America’s Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (2006)
- Undercover Refuge (Undercover Justice) (2019)
Jersey Tough: My Wild Ride from Outlaw Biker to Undercover Cop (2016)
In 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.
Cop Without a Badge: The Extraordinary Undercover Life of Kevin Maher (2009)
Cop 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.
Bones on the Beach: Mafia, Murder, and the True Story of an Undercover Cop Who Went Under the Covers with a Wiseguy (2010)
She 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.
His to Protect: A Second Chance Romance (2019)
One 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.
The Undercover Cowboy: A Twilight, Texas Novella (The Twilight, Texas) (2019)
If 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!
Catching Hell: A True Story of Abandonment and Betrayal (2018)
Four 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.
Deep Undercover (True Blue K-9 Unit) (2019)
A 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?
Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime (2018)
When 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.
No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels (2010)
Getting 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.
Undercover Connection (Harlequin Intrigue) (2018)
Danger 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
Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America’s Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (2006)
In 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles and a lack of patience with paperwork.
Undercover Refuge (Undercover Justice) (2019)
Will 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.
Best Undercover Cop Books That Will Hook You
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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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