T O R C H B R E N N A N was born to be a cop,
and especially, a homicide detective. He had the instincts and
that gut feeling mentality that helps detectives sort out the
good from the bad. Minneapolis was a city that gave him a lot
of challenges—but he was always up for it. Through it all, he
tried to remain personally uninvolved with his cases and their
victims, but that all changed one cold Christmas Eve.
Mathew Halsworth Jr. was born with no moral compass.
He was rich and intelligent and had every break in life one
could ever want or need. But he grew up to be a ruthless,
cold and uncaring born killer. He felt he was too cunning to
get caught, and for a long time he was. That is, until he met
While most detectives would have given up and stuffed
this case in the cold case file, Torch could not and would not
forget. He could forget a lot of victims, but not this one. This
story will challenge your imagination with its many twist and
turns, but in the end; no, I’m not going to go there. Read the
book—you will be surprised.