Itas Los Angeles, 1992, and two crooked, over-sexed narcotics detectives are embroiled in the caper of their lives. An independent bookieas safe is robbed of a large sum of money. The detectives are offered half of all they recover. Caught in a web of double-dealing, murder and mystery that is magnified by their own greed, things spin out of their control. As the case progresses, a mAclange of beautiful women, bookmakers, policemen, drug addicts and dealers, prostitutes and gutter-level personalities all get involved. After many twists and turns in the story, the money chase comes to a surprising and humorous conclusion. This fictional story is based in part on real cases and shows how easily police officers can be drawn into inappropriate and illegal behavior in order to make the big score. Denny Pace writes from experience as a Los Angles policeman and a professor. He has authored many textbooks used in the criminal justice systems worldwide. Vern Pace is a West Point graduate and retired business executive. He has written numerous published essays and articles. This novel is their first collaboration.In what police believe to be a gangland killing, a Huntington Beach man was found dead early this morning behind an auto repair shop in the Sheriff a#39;s Firestone District. The man, who police say has been an independent bookmaker in theanbsp;...
|Title||:||East of Peter's Landing|
|Author||:||Denny Pace, Vern Pace|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2000-08-01|