For the first time, cab-driving, trumpet-playing Angel has to turn his streetwise talents to solving problems deep in the bosom of his own family, notably on finding his missing brother and then getting him out of one of the most outrageous drug deals of the decade.
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Mike Ripley is an archaeologist as well as an award-winning crime writer, twice winner of the Crime Writers' Last Laugh Award for comedy crime. He is also co-editor of the Fresh Blood anthologies which promote new British crime writing talent. Apart from completing eleven Angel novels, he has written for radio and television, lectured on crime writing and reviewed for over twelve years, which has involved reading around 2,000 crime novels. He is currently the crime critic for The Birmingham Post.Review:
"- 'The outrageous, riproaring Mr Ripley is an abiding delight' - Colin Dexter - 'Farce of the highest calibre.' - Maxim Jakubowski, Guardian - '... like fine malt whisky, Angel is high proof and totally addictive' - Jim Driver, Time Out - 'Three cheers for an exemplary hero who has never made an excuse and left. Ripley on rich and ribald form.' - Philip Oakes, Literary Review
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Book Description Collins Crime, 1996. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP9692708
Book Description Collins Crime, 1996. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4634707
Book Description Collins Crime, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. East end gangsters in this Angel mystery. Bookseller Inventory # 002559