The Ace Of Spades Author:Dell Shannon "If it hadn't been slow season at homicide, the corpse with the junkie's spike in his arm would never have bothered me..." — "Just another addict who'd overdosed on heroin an dkicked off in a scroungy allyway...but the scrap of paper in his pocket, with two words scrawled on it that arent' part of a junkie's everyday vocabulary. started my cop's ... more »nose itching. The next thing I know, my NO. 1 redhead is hotter than a chili pepper about receiving strange callers...another irate young lady is sitting in my office making foul-play noises... and a loud-mouthed private eye is asking me all the wrong questions."
" That's enough to get any guy interested. And me, I'm not any guy----I'm Lt. Luis Mendoza, L.A.P.D., Homicide--I'm a cop!"« less