On The Streets Of L.A. Us against them. That's the law of the cop world. In L.A.'s toughest 'hoods, you gotta bang with the best of the roughnecks. And the best are the five members of TRASH, an elite team of street cops unafraid to go up against the city's worst gangbangers, even if it means bending the rules, planting a piece, or looking the other way for a fellow cop.
The Most Dangerous Person Can Be A Cop. . .
The crime-infested Venice Heights section is a place Detective Sergeant Rafael "Saint" Santian understands. It's where he grew up, and part of him never left. But the situation is getting out of control. One of the most lethal gangs is making moves, while a politically ambitious assistant D.A. is looking to snare Saint and his men. Meanwhile hidden hands are lighting a torch that will bring up the heat, turning cop against cop as the line gets blurred between gangsta and law enforcer in a city where everyone's riding on the edge... Praise For Gary Phillips
"Gary Phillips writes with raw power. . .you're about to take a wild ride." --Jan Burke, Edgar Award-winning author on High Hand
"Phillips. . .serves up a fast-moving plot." --Publishers Weekly on High Hand
Gary Phillips was raised in South Central L.A. and is the author of High Hand and Shooter's Point, both Martha Chainey mysteries from Dafina (Kensington Books); four Ivan Monk novels; some stand-alones, including The Perpetrators; various short stories, and comic books.
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Published February 1, 2007
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction.