This memoir takes you deep into the forbidding world of police narcotic investigations. Picking up where his first book, It's Only a Badge, left off, the author paints a vivid picture of his own terrifying journey undercover. From the first pages, you will be absorbed as the once-stellar police officer transforms himself into a street junkie. Watch his career soar as his personal life spins more and more out of control. 2012 Writer's Digest award winning memoir. His writing style is masterfully gritty, and he's accomplished at providing characters who jump off the page. Writer's Digest Once picked up, Barkers & Bones is all but impossible to put down! Highly recommended. Midwest Book Review By the end of this book, you'll kw what his lifestyle is like as well as the kind of life-altering decisions that it can lead to. Seth Harwood, Author of Jack Palms Crime Series Phil was hooked on the adrenaline that came with dangerous buys and big drug busts. I was hooked on the book. Robert Benun, Lakeshore Entertainment
Captain Phil Ribera has spent 30 years as a cop in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has commanded criminal investigations, street narcotics, special operations and SWAT teams. He was trained by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a weapons of mass destruction response instructor, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA. Writer's Digest award winning author.