Chaos Of Crime Author:Dell Shannon If you've never before read one of Dell Shannon's unique mysteries, Chaos of Crime will show you why she has become one of America's best-loved and best-selling writers of crime fiction. If you're already a fan, suffice it to say that Dell Shannon is back, with onr of her most gripping novels yet- the thirty-sixth mystery featureing Luis Me... more »ndoza and the courageous men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department.
With a psychotic sex killer prowling the city, Mendoza and his colleagues are up against one of their grisliest cases ever. But crime shows many faces - from "Jack the Stripper", the gas-station heister who ensures a getaway by taking his victims clothin, to an escaped con holding his meek half brother prisoner in his own apartment. A deadly argument in a laundromat or a gorgeous sixteen-year-old redhead holding up liquor stores is all in a days work.
But it's not all work. These policemen and policewomen are real people too, and HSannon gives us amusing and heartwarming glimpses of her characters off-the-job hours. Amid a panorama of fear and evil, passion and indifference, we become deeply involved in the daily lives of the Los Angeles police as they work to stem the tide of the urban Chaos of Crime.« less