No Colder Place: A Bill Smith/Lydia Chin Novel (Mass Market Paperback)

A Bill Smith/Lydia Chin Novel

By S. J. Rozan

St. Martin's Paperbacks, 9780312966645, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1998

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Description

Bill Smith is going undercover again as a favor to an old friend who wants him to investigate thievery on the 40-story Manhattan site of Crowell Construction's latest project. His bricklaying is a little rusty, but passable as he checks out the foreman who's under suspicion. A crane operator has disappeared--along with some heavy machinery. But when a well-orchestrated riot causes the foreman's "accidental" death, Smith plunges into a morass of bribery, blackmail and blood looking for answers. With the help of his Chinese-American partner Lydia Chin, he follows a trail of twisted loyalties, old-fashioned greed and organized crime to its heart-stopping conclusion. Murder--with no end in sight.

S.J. Rozan won the 1998 Anthony Award for "No Colder Place.



About the Author

S. J. Rozan is the author of many critically acclaimed novels and has won most of crime fiction's greatest honors, including the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Macavity, and Nero Awards. She lives in New York.


Praise For No Colder Place: A Bill Smith/Lydia Chin Novel

"Rozan ... certainly understands how a good mystery works: by doing your homework, using the best quality materials and keeping the surprises coming until the very end."--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) "Rozan's focus on the tragic Armstrong building makes this the sharpest, clearest, most purposefully focused of her four Smith/Chin mysteries."--Kirkus Reviews "The story has good bones, and the human players can stand up to a strong wind."--The New York Times

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