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Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Penguin: 1984
Seller ID: 000922
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
"Rocksburg's new mayor is a 34-year-old physical fitness fanatic, a moralizing do-godder -- and a man very eager to spiff up the police departement. And that's just the beginning of Police Chief Mario Balzic's troubles.
An unidentified young woman is shot down on the streets; the apartment of a known drug dealer is torn apart as federal narcotics agents sit idly by; and Balzic finds that his closest ally is the Reverend Rutherford Rufee, a preacher who doubles as Rocksburg's vice lord. As Balzic struggles to get to the bottom of the case, he finds himself in a ...
Publisher: New York, NY, Mysterious Press: 2000
Edition: Likely Book Club
Seller ID: 001974
Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
"Class war writ in blood colors the Rocksburg streets. . . A brutal regimen of down-sizing had shut down steel production and eliminated 2/3 of the factory's workforce-a policy enforced by steel magnate J.D. Lyons. If Lyons accomplished his business objectives, he has since paid the ultimate price. For J.D. Lyons has just been found in the trunk of his Jaguar, bent over a bag of golf clubs and sporting a small-caliber bullet wound at the base of his skull."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall