Bag Men: A Novel

Bag Men: A Novel

Mark Costello


The authenticity of George V. Higgins and the hipness of Carl Hiassen mix to galvanic impact during this debut police mystery of Boston within the sixties.

The authenticity of George V. Higgins and the hipness of Carl Hiassen mix to galvanic influence during this debut police mystery of Boston within the sixties. An city police mystery and primary novel with a differenceliterary smarts and the genuine within thin on big-city politics and crime combating. New Year's Day, 1965. The physique of pop George Sedgewick is came across on a snow-covered runway of Logan Airport, brutally murdered. No leads. lacking: 4 thousand hosts, blessed via the Pope, intended to take delivery of out to the devoted on the first English-language mass in the USA later that 12 months. Assigned to the case: Ray Dunn, emerging younger assistant district lawyer, son of a corrupt cop. In one other a part of the town, mythical narcotics detective Manny Manning starts off a determined look for the shadowy resource of lethal new heroin hitting the streets. This time Manny is set to arrive the head, yet his adversary is crafty, brutaland branching out right into a unusual new drug referred to as "acid". . . those quests for a killer and a broker will intersect, unleashing the ghosts of the prior and unlocking the secrets and techniques of Boston's strongest associations. genuine, realizing, bracingly cynical, Bag males instantly launches John Flood into the 1st rank of America's crime writers.

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