Devils in Exile
By Chuck Hogan
(Scribner Book Company, Hardcover, 9781416558866, 312pp.)
Publication Date: February 9, 2010
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When Neal Maven and a crew of fellow Iraq War veterans begin ripping off Boston-area drug dealers for profit, their lives are quickly put into jeopardy. As Maven's involvement deepens, two worrisome things happen: he begins to suspect that their leader has a sinister ulterior motive, and he lusts after the leader's girl--a tough former model with a drug problem. As the rip-off jobs get riskier, Maven and his crew are soon pursued by both a smart federal DEA agent and by a pair of psychopathic Jamaican hit men on a drug lords' payroll. When everything goes bad--and it goes very bad--Maven embarks on a one-man crusade to right the wrongs in which he unwittingly participated. Not everyone will survive his crusade, and Maven himself may not live to see the final outcome....
Vividly told and featuring a stunningly complex plot, "Devils in Exile" is Chuck Hogan's most satisfying and powerful thriller yet.
Chuck Hogan es autor de varias aclamadas novelas, entre las cuales se encuentra Prince of Thieves que gano el Hammett Award 2005 y que fue considerada una de las diez mejores novelas del ano por Stephen King.