Hell to Pay

Hell to Pay

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George Pelecanos returns with his second novel starring Derek Strange and Terry Quinn - grizzled PI and erratic ex-cop. Set in darkest, downtown Washington, HELL TO PAY begins with Quinn and Strange dealing with the usual detritus of the world's most violent city - a bent cop and a missing teenage-girl-turned-hooker - but as Pelecanos draws the reader in, we start to see the real crime come into focus. Lorenze Wilder has made an enemy of one of the hardest street criminals around - Garfield Potter, street-name, 'Death' - and he will be made to pay. But when the reckoning comes, Lorenze is not the only victim and the jaded partners must become unlikely avenging angels for a soul they thought they had saved...show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 521.63g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752847228
  • 9780752847221

About George P. Pelecanos

George P. Pelecanos lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and children. He also manages Circle Films, an independent production company responsible for such films as the Coen Brothers' RAISING ARIZONA, MILLER'S CROSSING and BARTON FINK.show more

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2,116 ratings
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4 49% (1,029)
3 25% (527)
2 3% (71)
1 1% (22)
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