Fifty Grand

Fifty Grand

McKinty, Adrian

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Cuban cop Mercado has a score to settle, on behalf of a deadbeat dad, a 'traitor' who skipped free from Castro's control to set up a new life working illegally in Colorado. He settled in a ski resort popular with the Hollywood set, where the facade is maintained by the immigrant cleaners and labourers who work for below minimum wage while the local sheriff is bribed to turn a blind eye. Hernandez Snr.'s dreams of fortune and freedom came to a swift end when he was killed in a hit-and-run accident.

Sworn to avenge his death, Mercado has some obstacles to overcome - not least getting out of Cuba, where visas are as elusive as constant electricity.

Switching back and forth between heat-soaked Havana and the icy luxury of the mountainside resort, Fifty Grand is an audacious thriller from an acknowledged talent -- and an incendiary debut for a new hero.

'McKinty is one of Britain's great contemporary crime writers and the Sean Duffy books are his masterpiece.' IAN RANKIN

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781846687419
BY (AUTHOR) McKinty, Adrian
PUBLISHER : Profile Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : April 22, 2010
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Serpent's Tail
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 200 mm x 130 mm
WEIGHT : 260 g

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