The Brotherhood / A Precinct 11 Novel Book Review

Boone Drake is a young officer with the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the city’s most dangerous precinct. He has been blessed with a loving wife and beautiful child who make his life seemingly complete.

But when tragedy strikes, Drake is forced into the darkest depths of both physical and spiritual despair. As The Brotherhood progresses, he realizes God is a God of second chances. No matter how deep life’s valleys, hope in the Savior has the power to rescue and set him on higher ground.

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The Brotherhood doesn’t shy away from difficult questions of faith. Complete with gritty real-life elements, such as vicious gang strife juxtaposed with gentle God-centered relationships of the heart, Jenkins’s latest offers something for readers of all genres.

Jerry B. Jenkins is a master storyteller who crafts inspirational tales that make readers care about the characters well past the last page. The Brotherhood is a bases-loaded, bottom of the ninth, two outs police thriller with an intense, walk-off homerun ending. And it’s the first of a trilogy.

Matthew Koceich completed the Guild’s Apprentice, Journeyman, and Craftsman courses. He and his wife, Cindi, have four children and live in Mansfield, Texas. Matt’s first novel, The Sending, is available at


  1. Brenda Perry says

    This story sounds very intriguing. Aand Christian flare makes it even more readable for me. I am anxious to read it. Blessings, In Jesus

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