Billy McGrath is an enigma. He's a philosopher turned homicide detective, one of L.A.'s best. Broke and deeply unhappy, he's a loner whose dedication to the job cost him the woman he still loves and the daughter he'd die for. An honest man, for fifteen years McGrath has tried to do the right thing, sticking by the rules despite the injustices of a corrupt system. But all that's about to change.
It seemed like a routine assignmenta woman dead on a kitchen floor in a seamy neighborhood. But the victim's son is L.A.'s biggest drug lord, and now he's made McGrath an irresistible offer: $1 million for the name of the killer. Making the wrong choice for the right reasons, McGrath is about to initiate his own ruin, a fall from grace that will lead him to the truth and to bittersweet redemptiona riveting ride through the darkness of a tarnished city, and into the deepest folds of his own soul.
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Richard Rayner was born in Bradford, England, and now lives in Los Angeles. His previous books include the memoir The Blue Suit, and the novel L.A. Without a Map, which has been made into a movie staring Johnny Depp, James LeGros, and Julie Delpy. He writes for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Granta, Harper's Bazaar, and other publications. Murder Book is his first work of commercial fiction.
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Book Description HarperTorch, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061097373
Book Description HarperTorch, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061097373