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The Dying Ground (Maceo Redfield Mysteries)

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Billy: dead. Felicia: missing.

None of the words made sense together, but the doom I'd expected announced itself. I felt iron in my mouth, like I'd gargled with pennies, a taste like blood, a bitter taste that always followed bad news.

The setting is Oakland, 1989; the crack epidemic is at its height and turf wars are brewing. Maceo Redfield, currently on hiatus from college, is walking a fine line between respectability and involvement in Oakland's drug underworld. As he waits in the neighborhood barbershop, one of his closest childhood friends, Holly Ford, brings him the news of the murder of Billy Crane, the third member of their childhood trio and a successful drug dealer. Felicia, Billy's girlfriend and Maceo's true love, is on the run and suspected of setting up the hit. As he searches for Felicia and the answer to the mystery of Billy's murder, Maceo is drawn deeper into a world in which dealers, players, and interlopers, obeying a code of honor all their own, engage in a deadly game to capture the heart of Oakland. When Maceo uncovers the truth about Billy, the story builds to a terrifying and painful climax.

About the Author

Nichelle D. Tramble is at work on the sequel to The Dying Ground, and lives in California and New York. This is her first novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375756535
Author:
Tramble, Nichelle D.
Publisher:
Villard Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
California
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Afro-american men
Subject:
Oakland (calif.)
Subject:
Drug traffic
Subject:
Oakland
Subject:
African American men
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Strivers Row
Series Volume:
1961
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.00x5.20x.89 in. .77 lbs.

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