From the Award-Winning author of the noir thriller WHITE HEAT - 2013 SHAMUS NOMINEE (Private Eye Writers of America). Other nominees in various categories include Robert Crais, Jeffrey Deaver, Ace Atkins, Hank Phillippi Ryan, to name a few.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY says: WHITE HEAT is a "...taut crime yarn set in 1992 against the turmoil of the Los Angeles riots that followed the acquittal of the police officers charged with assaulting motorist Rodney King.... the author ably evokes the chaos that erupted after the Rodney King verdict."
“Will Angels Flight bring back the glamour of the old days? Hollywood’s lost its tinsel. Venice’s lost its pier. And there are no angels in the City of Angels. What can Angels Flight do to bring that back?”
“Sometimes you need something for the soul.”
Tom Holland, dinosaur LAPD cop, is saddled with Lucy Railsback, a representative from the mayor's Community Police Action Committee.
Lucy never expected to meet a dead body her first day out.
And when an unidentified body is found in Echo Park Lake, Holland and Lucy have very different ideas about how to solve the case...