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Manhattan North
Onyx, Jul 2003, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451410955 Horace Grimes is the third drug kingpin murdered in the MANHATTAN NORTH precinct and the fifth in the city in the past few months. In each case the victim is tied up by nylon cable straps, beaten up in what seemed like a vicious Q & A session, and ultimately shot in the head from close up inside car with the driver's window open. NYPD Detective Sergeant Thornton Savage is assigned as lead investi...
Manhattan South
Onyx, Jul 2002, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0451410459 Ukrainian hitman Andrew Karis is a pro who never makes a mistake or leaves behind a loose end. His current assignment takes place in La Florentine, a Manhattan bar just before closing. He kills forty-five years old Candy Mayhew, her mid thirties lover miner mobster Donny Cesare, and the bartender Hugh Byrne. However, coming out of the bathroom is private detective Tony DiLeo, doing surveillance on...