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La Mort à Frisco Michael Nava

La Mort à Frisco

Michael Nava

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ISBN : 9782702480649
Paperback
286 pages
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In the first book of the acclaimed Henry Rios series, a lawyer doggedly pursues a murder investigation into the lions den of San Franciscos moneyed eliteA burnt-out public defender battling alcoholism, Henry Rios has reached a crossroads in hisMoreIn the first book of the acclaimed Henry Rios series, a lawyer doggedly pursues a murder investigation into the lions den of San Franciscos moneyed eliteA burnt-out public defender battling alcoholism, Henry Rios has reached a crossroads in his life. While interviewing his former lover Hugh Paris in jail, Rios goes through the motions, but notices that Paris is far more polished and well off than the usual suspects arrested for drug possession. Paris is mysteriously bailed out--but a few weeks later, he turns up on Rioss doorstep. Skittish and paranoid, he admits to using heroin and says hes afraid that his wealthy grandfather wants to murder him.Rios tries to help Paris get clean, but when Paris is found dead of an apparent heroin overdose, Rios is the only one who considers foul play. Determined to find Pariss killer, Rios knocks on San Franciscos most gilded doors, where he discovers a family tainted by jealousy, greed, and hate. Theyve been warped by a fortune someones willing to kill--and kill again--to possess.At once an atmospheric noir mystery and a scathing indictment of a legal system caught in the maws of escalating corruption, The Little Death chronicles one mans struggle to achieve true justice for all.The Little Death is the first book in the Henry Rios mystery series, which also includes Goldenboy and Howtown.