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Known to Evil

Known to Evil

Mosley and his new hero return, in a series that’s already being hailed as a classic of contemporary noir.

A mystery caller sends Leonid McGill to an uptown address ‘just to check a girl’s OK’. There’s no explanation — just a name, Angelique — a reward, and the chilling knowledge that he’s working for Rinaldo Alphonse, the most feared man in New York. What LT finds is a crime scene. A girl lies with her face blown off, her assassin felled by a knife.

But the dead girl isn’t the one LT was sent to find, and her killer’s injuries don’t make sense. The next day Alphonse comes calling: LT must find Angelique before the assassin’s assassin tracks her down. Alphonse isn’t the only one who wants a bit of LT’s time — the NYPD, finding his appearance too convenient, think they can finally put away the thorn in their side. But why do so many people want a piece of the apparently normal, clean-living Angelique? And why is the mafia coming after McGill, linking his sons — shy Dmitri and streetwise Twill — to the escape of a sex-trafficked Belarussian girl?

As both plots career towards a thrilling finale, McGill must put his street know-how and book of lethal contacts to the test, while haunted by the reappearance of a face from his crooked past and his wife Katrina’s continued infidelities.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 18th March 2010

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780297860495

The Leonid McGill Mysteries