S. J Rozan
From the critically acclaimed, award-winning S. J. Rozan comes her finest novel to date-an explosive novel about the corrosive power of secrets and corruption in a small town.
In the middle of the night, private investigator Bill Smith is awakened by a call from the NYPD. They're holding fifteen-year-old named Gary-Bill's nephew. But before Bill can find out what is going on, Gary escapes custody into the dark night and unfamiliar streets....
P.I. Bill Smith is sent on a high-stakes chase when an electronically modified voice on his cell phone informs him that Lydia Chin, his occasional partner, has been kidnapped. Now, if Bill wants to keep Lydia alive, he'll have to play an elaborate game of the kidnapper's devising. The first move sends him to an abandoned building, where Bill finds the corpse of a small Chinese woman dressed like Lydia - and the building being surrounded by police....
|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2019.||First Pegasus books hardcover edition.||Pegasus Crime, an imprint of Pegasus Books, Ltd||312 pages ; 24 cm.||English|| |
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