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Hell To Pay

Hall, Neal

Published by HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN 10: 1443427764 / ISBN 13: 9781443427760
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Title: Hell To Pay

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good


Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Bookseller Inventory # G1443427764I4N00

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Michael Plante, a low-level Hells Angels dogsbody in Vancouver, is arrested for extortion in 2003. Coincidentally, police intercept a boat carrying cocaine from Colombia to Vancouver, a shipment arranged by the East End chapter of Vancouver's Hells Angels. The cops need to send someone inside to gather evidence that can be used to arrest and convict the gang. Plante does not want to go to jail, so he cuts a deal, beginning his descent into the nightmare of going undercover in the Hells Angels. The stakes are high-the East End chapter of the Hells Angels is one of the richest in the world.

Plante soon learns how slowly the justice system moves as it prepares to prosecute the arrested Hells Angels members. The high-profile and highly paid defence lawyers win their applications to sever the indictment into a number of trials, meaning that Plante will face months on the witness stand under heavy grilling.

Much is riding on the trials: Plante's life and livelihood; the federal government's legislation on gangsterism that could dismantle the Hells Angels; and the freedom of the accused-all high-ranking and enormously wealthy Hells Angels. The judge's final ruling shocks the court.

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NEAL HALL is an award-winning journalist based in Vancouver. He was nominated, along with colleague Lori Culbert, for a 2007 National Newspaper Award for coverage of the trial and verdict of serial killer Robert (Willie) Pickton. His first book, The Deaths of Cindy James, was optioned by Hollywood for a TV movie. In recent years, he was a consultant on the CBC miniseries on Asian organized crime in Vancouver titled Dragon Boys. He is a frequent commentator on crime and justice issues for radio and TV, having appeared on W5, The Fifth Estate, 20/20, Unsolved Mysteries, Inside Edition, Court TV, Canada AM and Newsworld.

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