Riding the Snake

Riding the Snake by Stephen J Cannell 0688158056 9780688158057
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Sweeping from the exclusive golf clubs of Brentwood to the depths of Hong Kongs mysterious walled city, Riding the Snake is a thriller torn straight from the headlines. Its set in a deadly Asian underworld where terrorism, international influence peddling, and illegal immigration converge into a single sinister web, with a heartless Chinese crime lord at its center.<P>To prankster/L.A. playboy Wheeler Cassidy, things look a little bleak His mast fund is dwindling, his good looks are dissolving into the daiquiris, and his life has no direction -- until his golden-boy younger brother, a prominent lawyer and political power broker, is found mysteriously dead. Wheeler joins forces with the beautiful Tanisha Williams, an L.A. cop from South Central whos been parked on the Asian Crimes Task Force while Internal Affairs investigates her career. Together they embark on a dangerous quest for the truth -- against deadly odds.<P>Tentatively at first, then with growing confidence and passion, the two follow their leads into a labyrinth of violent intrigue and a multibillion-dollar Chinese criminal conspiracy that reaches to the top of the U.S.

Author: Stephen J Cannell

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 416

Publisher: William Morrow

Publication Date: 1998-09-16

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