A Cool Breeze on the Underground (Neal Carey Mysteries)


by: Winslow, Don
Format: Mass Market Paperback

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Product Description Neal Carey is not your usual private eye. A graduate student at Columbia University, he grew up on the streets of New York, usually on the wrong side of the law. Then he met Joe Graham, a one-armed P.I. who introduced him to the Bank, an exclusive New England institution with a sideline in keeping its wealthy clients happy and out of trouble. They pay Neal's college tuition, and Neal gets an education that can't be found in any textbook-- from learning how to trail a suspect to mastering the proper way to search a room. Now its payback time. The Bank wants Neal to put his skills to work in finding Allie Chase, the rebellious teenage daughter of a prominent senator. The problem: Allie has gone underground in London, and to get her back, Neal has to follow her into the punk scene, a violent netherworld where drugs run rampant and rage is the name of the game. Up against punk junkies, antique book thieves, and murderous betrayal, Neal has his work cut out for him to save Allie-- and get back above ground for good. Review "A fresh voice, immensely likeable...Winslow shows he's got what it takes to hook a reader...Where he goes next with Neal is anyone's guess, but it's bound to be a great ride."-- Mystery Scene "Winslow keeps his plot moving quickly despite many twists and turns."-- Pittsburgh Press "A flair for language, quick wit, and detail complete a winning first novel."-- Library Journal About the Author Don Winslow is the author of the Edgar-nominated A Cool Breeze on the Underground, The Trail to Buddha's Mirror, Way Down on the High Lonely, While Drowning in the Desert, and The Death and Life of Bobby Z. He lives in California.


Product Code: 9780312958640
ISBN: 0312958641
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Publication Date: 1996-06-15
Number of Pages: 323 pages
Languages: english
Edition: Reprint
Dimension: 4.25 x 0.98 x 6.77 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.33 pounds