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. 1999 . ISBN 0312863691
Harlan Crownover, scion
of a great family of carriage makers, battles with his father
to invest in a company run by Henry Ford, who has failed twice
before in the automobile business. Desperate for funds, Harlan
turns to political boss Big Jim Dolan, and Sal Borneo, a visionary
mafioso struggling to bring the commerce of vice into the new
century. Allies at first, they will soon be mortal enemies. When
the crisis comes to an end, only Edith Hampton Crownover, Harlans
troubled, aristocratic mother, will be in a position to shift
the balance of power.
. 1998 . ISBN 0312863608
Detroit during World
War II, where Lieutenant Maximillian "Zag" Zagreb heads
up a team of overage misfits at the police department's racket
squad. A killer called Kilroy appears to be targeting hoarders
of ration coupons, and Zagreb's investigators are the thin red
line deployed to stop him. They use some extremely unorthodox
tactics and find themselves in the midst of a race riot, but
Kilroy continues to elude them and fight his private war against
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. 1999 . ISBN 0446912999
Against the Murder City
backdrop of 1973, a young black cop investigates a possibly racist
shooting by a white detective.
. 1995 . ISBN 0446403660
reporter returns after twenty years to share his adventures as
an auto-industry pitchman in the 1950s.
KING OF THE
BANTAM . 1992
. ISBN 0553089269
A former Tigers pitcher
tries to adjust to life as an ex-convict among the shambles of
the city in 1990.
BANTAM . 1991
. ISBN 0553089269
A black numbers boss,
a muscle-car nut, and a tough cop struggle to keep a lid on the
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BANTAM . 1990
. ISBN 0553070428
Award Winner for Best Crime Novel
Edgar Award Nominee
A bizarre friendship
develops between a brash newspaperman and a wild Prohibition-era
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