Harpur & Iles Mysteries; Vol. 21
After a small-time criminal's house is firebombed. leaving the owner and his daughter dead, mistrust and uncertainty pervade the formerly well-managed streets: more drug dealers emerge and competition grows. With the failure of a once mutually beneficial relationship between cops and criminals, a battle for survival ensues. Bill James is "a point--ripe with humor, fast dialogue and incisive wit, he offers entrance into the shocking and fascinating underbelly of a city and its inherent mysteries.