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A prosecutor fights a drug trafficker -- and his own heroin addiction -- in this thriller from a Dashiell Hammett Prize- and Arthur Ellis Award-winning author

"Deverell has a narrative style so lean that scenes and characters seem to explode on the page. He makes the evil of his plot breathtaking and his surprises like shattering glass." -- Philadelphia Bulletin

"Spell-binding, first-rate." -- Buffalo News

Lawyer Foster Cobb's objective is to bring down the mysterious Dr. Au, responsible for the drugs that flow through Vancouver. But under the pressure of a disintegrating career and marriage, Cobb himself has taken up a long-abandoned heroin habit.

With a racing plot and dramatic twists, Needles plunges into a seedy 1970s underworld of crooked cops, Asian drug lords, and tense courtroom scenes. A winner of the Seal First Novel Award, it's a riveting tale of crime and justice with "surprises like shattering glass," from an author who has sold over a million copies (Philadelphia Bulletin).

This item is Non-Returnable

  • ISBN-13: 9781550225433
  • ISBN-10: 155022543X
  • Publisher: ECW Press
  • Publish Date: October 2002
  • Dimensions: 8.52 x 6.8 x 0.84 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Page Count: 350