Quake City by John B Spencer
(Bloodlines) (Bloodlines S)

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Spencer has the tough talk down well, and his futuristic L.A. has enough cleverly bizarre and intriguing touches to make this an entertaining adventure.""--Publishers Weekly. ""Unreels as madly as if you'd hitched a ride on somebody else's nightmare. Just sit back and enjoy.""--Kirkus Reviews. The third book featuring British novelist Spencer's hard-boiled detective Charley Case is set in L.A. , in Chandler country, but it takes place in the future, the year the `Big One' took place. The quake has ripped California apart and L.A. is now an island. The story begins when Case is offered a simple job, apartment sitting. But before he's finished, Charley will have been embroiled in a trail of blood that leads directly to the steps of the Oval Office, and more sudden death than a popular abattoir sees in a wet Los Angeles fortnight.
 

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Published April 4, 1997 by Do Not Pr. 158 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Welcome to the world beyond the Big One of '97, the earthquake that turned California into an island covered by uninhabitable rubble and post-apocalyptic theme parks.

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