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Powder burn: Black Lizard Series, Book 1

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Architect Chris Meadows has the bad luck to see an old girlfriend get hit by a car full of drugland hitmen. He has the worse luck to see the face of her murderers. Because in a town as violent as Miami, a witness doesn't stand a chance--especially when the cops who ought to be protecting him are more interested in dangling him as live bait.
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A Miami man witnesses a hit-and-run—and winds up as live bait for drug smugglers—in this crime novel by the New York Times–bestselling author of Bad Monkey.

Chris Meadows's charmed life as an up-and-coming architect in Coconut Grove has kept him far removed from Miami's bloody drug trade. But his comfortable existence comes crashing down around him when Chris witnesses the hit-and-run death of an ex-girlfriend by a car full of drug smuggling gangsters.

Now caught up in southern Florida's brutal underground cocaine war, Meadows is in a fight for his life—to evade not only the hit men seeking to silence him, but also the crooked Miami cops who would rather exploit than protect him.

This is the very first suspense thriller written by the New York Times–bestselling author of Razor Girl and Sick Puppy and Bill Montalbano, a writing team praised for its "fine flair for characters and settings" (Library Journal). Those who enjoy Hiaasen's other Florida thrillers, the Doc Ford novels by Randy Wayne White, or Netflix's Narcos will want to discover these early crime fiction gems.

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series Black Lizard
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subject_facet Drug traffic -- Florida -- Fiction, Florida -- Fiction
title_display Powder burn
title_full Powder Burn Black Lizard Series, Book 1, Powder burn / Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano
title_short Powder burn
title_sub Black Lizard Series, Book 1
topic_facet Drug traffic, Fiction, Thriller