By James Ellroy
Unique ebook: 1984
[b]While scouring the streets for a lacking cop, an L.A. detective uncovers a terrifying crime
There was once by no means a greater cop than Jungle Jack Herzog. A wiry guy whose power handed his body, his skill to navigate the darkest corners of town of Angels drew him repeated citations for bravery. Nicknamed the Alchemist for his uncanny skill to faux new identities, he did his most sensible paintings as an secret agent within the vice squad, disappearing into the underworld within the identify of justice. Now he has disappeared for good. It’s a nasty signal that Lloyd Hopkins catches Jungle Jack’s case, simply because Hopkins works murder. As he makes an attempt to find what occurred to the lacking cop, he investigates a wierd homicide devoted with a revolver that predates the Civil struggle. there's a scary mystery at the back of the cop’s disappearance, yet Lloyd Hopkins doesn't worry the reality.
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