A Lima Charlie Review: ‘TRUST NO ONE’ By Michael Hearns. With a BLAST RADIUS of a MOAB! (8/10)

Trust No OneAn explosive debut novel by retired South Florida Police officer and Detective, Michael Hearns. Including ten years working undercover investigating large scare cocaine trafficking and high-volume laundering cases. On top of that, he’s also been involved in multiple high-profile serial murder investigations. His debut novel, Trust No One is available February 9, 2020.

Trust No One is about Cade Taylor, a South Florida Vice Intelligence Narcotics (VIN) undercover Detective. Set in 1998, when cell phones and computers were just starting to become household items, Cade gets summoned to a crime scene where he discovers one of his confidential informants (CI’s) was brutally murdered with Cade’s business card in his pocket. Unsure if this macabre calling card was a message to Cade that he’s next or perhaps an effort to implicate him, Cade nonetheless, is concerned.

Trust No one is fun new addition to local crime thrillers, taking place in and around Miami, Florida. Michael Hearns clearly writes from experience, passion, and love of his city. His writing put me on those city streets with Cade, speeding through neighborhoods, on a mission of life and death. Utilizing terms, codes, police etiquette, proper terminology and overall authentic writing from someone who knows this world because he’s lived it for decades. What we get is a debut novel with a Blast Radius of a MOAB! An 8/10 Lima Charlie Rating.



Author: Michael Hearns
Series: Cade Taylor #1
Pages: 322
ISBN: 978-1734407501
Publisher: Beati Bellicosi
Release Date: February 9, 2020
Follow Michael on Twitter: @LaunderingMoney
Lima Charlie Rating: A BLAST RADIUS OF: A MOAB! (8/10) – Massive Ordnance Air Blast -AKA- Mother of all Bombs. Largely known as the most powerful non-nuclear weapon in the US Military inventory. It has a blast radius of one mile, meaning it demolishes everything within 1 square mile.


About the Author

Michael Hearns is a Miami native and a former 27-year veteran South Florida police officer and detective. He spent a decade undercover investigating large scale cocaine trafficking and high volume money laundering cases. Aside from working multiple drug trafficking and money laundering cases, he has a Master’s Degree in Investigative Criminal Psychology and has worked and consulted on multiple serial homicide cases. His experience and knowledge has been valued as a technical advisor for motion pictures and television.

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