the lotus crew Author:stewart meyer Tommy, a fiercly ambitious gangster's son, and Alvira, a junkie who "doesn't want to scuffle," become partners in the merciless world of junkies and dealers on the Lower East Side of New York City. Tommy uses his finely tuned street smarts to dodge the cops while defly navigating the tightly organized hierarchy of the trade. The team is soon kn... more »own for putting out the best bag in New York. When Tommy and Alvira are betrayed by one of their own crew, then enact a bloody revenge to restore the order to the street.
" The Lotus Crew is a superbly crafted novel that says the most basic things about power, corruption, loyalty and the toal need of heroin addiction. Stewart Meyer is a writer to watch; The Lotus Crew is better than a movie."