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A stylish and gripping crime novel from one of the acclaimed writers of THE WIRE.

Part-time PI Nick Stefanos doesn’t tail wives anymore. But when a childhood friend steps into Nick’s bar after 15 years and asks for help locating his wife April, he feels obliged to do some digging.

After a visit to the small-time crime boss with whom April was supposedly having an affair, Nick realises there is far more to this story than a missing wife. There is missing money. Lots of it. And some very powerful enemies…

Reviews

Perhaps the greatest living crime writer
Stephen King
To miss out on Pelecanos would be criminal
Barry Gifford
Pelecanos is incapable of writing a book that isn't gripping
THE TIMES
As with all Pelecanos's best novels, an air of melancholy, guilt and regret pervades this rewarding tale
BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH