Synopses & Reviews
The third novel in Pelecanos' "DC Quartet", based around Washington D.C. in the mid-80s, as the mayor and police stand by while the city is being torn apart by the cocaine trade. Gritty, hip, streetwise fiction, from one of America's finest young crime writers.
The second volume of the "DC Quartet", set in Washington DC in 1986, a city torn apart by the the cocaine trade. The only man prepared to do anything about it is Marcus Clay. But his wife has thrown him out and his best friend is hitting the recreational substances way too hard.