Richard Blanchard. Mounted in the City by the Bay (1998) 222 pp. [pbo]
Publisher’s description: “Golden Gate Park—San Franciscso’s 1,000-acre green treasure, and a society within a society. Patrolled by the San Francisco Police Department’s mounted unit, it is home to beauty, romance, and intrigue. Step into the lives of officers Rennie Rensford and Tim Collar and meet the colorful pallet of colleagues, criminals, citizens, and characters that inhabit their everyday patrols. Experience the partners’ anxiety and determination as they race time to identify, and bring to justice, the predators who have been haunting the park. Share their pleasure as they find love and comfort in the arms of fascinating society ladies. A different story of police work, romance, and crime.”