Shame the Devil

By George Pelecanos
(Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316133401, 372pp.)

Publication Date: July 2011

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Description

Frank Farrow is a natural-born killer. Roman Otis is a fine-looking crooner who does his killing on the side. On a hot D.C. afternoon Frank and Roman hit a pizza shop called May's. When the hit was over, four people were executed. A cop was shot. A boy was dead. And when the sirens stopped wailing and the killers vanished into the heat, dozens of lives were shattered forever.

Now it's three years later, and Dimitri Karras, who lost a son, is starting to live again. But Dimitri's old acquaintance, a P.I. named Nick Stefanos, has just unburied the past--by discovering the killers' identity. Suddenly the second act of a crime story is about to be told. Because the May's pizza parlor killers are coming back into town: where they'll be greeted with open arms, broken hearts, and at least one loaded gun.




About the Author
.Ne a Washington en 1957, George Pelecanos a fait tous les metiers avant de se lancer dans l'ecriture. Auteur, entre autres ouvrages, de "Drama City", "Les Jardins de la Mort" et "Une balade dans la nuit", il est aussi l'un des grands scenaristes des series televisees "The Wire" (Sur ecoute) et "Treme".
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