Synopses & Reviews
A gritty and ferocious novel written by Will Beall, an LAPD officer who continues to patrol the streets he writes about. L.A. Rex
is the story of Ben Halloran, a seemingly fresh-faced rookie assigned to the 77th Division, L.A.'s most violent precinct, still reeling from the Rodney King riots. Partnered with old-school cop Miguel Marquez, the two plunge fast and deep into the city's burgeoning gang warand it soon becomes clear that they won't be able to emerge again unless Ben faces the demons he's running from once and for all. Bristling with the energy and authenticity of the author's experiences as a working policeman in South Central L.A., this is a literary thriller that doesn't just unfold. It explodes.
A gritty and ferocious debut novel written by an active LAPD officer, "L.A. Rex" is the story of Ben Halloran, a rookie who is plunged fast and deep into the citys gang war. It soon becomes clear he wont be able to escape until he faces the demons hes running from once and for all.
About the Author
Will Beall is an officer in the LAPD's 77th Division, which covers South Central Los Angeles. He is currently working on the screenplay of L.A. Rex for Scott Rudin Productions and his next novel, The Lion Hunters.