Crystal White

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With nothing to live for, can even death satisfy his need for revenge?

In California, DEA agent Nick Lafferty led the investigation to eradicate a new and deadly form of synthetic crack cocaine called Crystal White. An investigation that took from him everything he cherished, and left Lafferty a broken man. A man with nothing to live for.

A year later, Crystal White again floods the streets, this time in the ...

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Overview

With nothing to live for, can even death satisfy his need for revenge?

In California, DEA agent Nick Lafferty led the investigation to eradicate a new and deadly form of synthetic crack cocaine called Crystal White. An investigation that took from him everything he cherished, and left Lafferty a broken man. A man with nothing to live for.

A year later, Crystal White again floods the streets, this time in the northern suburbs of New York City.

Aided by his ex-partner, Delmar Harley, an alcoholic cop on the edge and dogged by a beautiful assistant district attorney who believes the DEA agent's gone rogue, Nick Lafferty relentlessly embarks on a dark and vengeful journey of revenge, mounting a full-on assault against the Crystal White drug cartel.

Nick Lafferty will stop at nothing to make them pay...with their lives-or his.

The sensational new crime thriller from David DeLee, author of FATAL DESTINY and the Grace deHaviland bounty hunter series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781478147848
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 6/8/2012
  • Pages: 334
  • Sales rank: 1,017,286
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

A native New Yorker, David DeLee now makes his home in the great state of New Hampshire. He holds a masters degree in Criminal Justice and is a former licensed private investigator.

The author of the Grace deHaviland bounty hunter series, which includes the novel Fatal Destiny, a novella A Cold Wind, and a collection of short stories called Runners, he's also published a stand alone novel Crystal White, and a half dozen more short stories, including Bling, Bling, which appeared in the Mystery Writers of America anthology The Rich and the Dead, edited by Nelson DeMille and published by Grand Central Publishing.

A member of the Mystery Writers of America and the International Thriller Writers association, David's other work includes a urban fantasy series called The Irish Cycle under the pseudonym David Miller.

David DeLee can be reached through Dark Road Publishing at darkroadpub@live.com

And for more information check out our website at www.darkroadpub.com

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  • Posted November 15, 2012

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    A Captivating Adventure

    Reading “Crystal White” was a pleasant introduction to this author’s repertoire. I accidently stumbled on a promotion some time ago and I thank the author for providing a highly captivating story that entertained me for hours. Needless to say Mr. DeLee has won my heart and I will definitely read more of his work in future.

    The reader is thrust into the plot right from the start as we shadow Special Agent Nick Lafferty leading a task force on a dangerous drug raid. With a mix of technical jargon in the narrative we follow his team as they try to bring down the notorious drug lord kingpin, Ruben Nazario.

    During the final stage of the raid Nick gets a call from his wife, he agrees to call her back when he has a free moment. Nick’s wife and daughter are waiting for him on his boat in San Diego harbor and when he calls back he unknowingly triggers a device instantly killing his wife and child.

    It doesn't take long for Nick to realise it was a set up and his emotions take control of him leaving the force with no alternative but to give Nick time to grief and get his life back on track. However while on compassion leave his only focus is on avenging his loss at any cost.

    To compound his grief, Nick is called back to his roots in New York to settle his father’s estate. There he reconnects with a former partner Del Harley and learns Ruben Nazario’s drug “Crystal White” has spread to the east coast. They agree to pool their efforts and we are reeled back into another exciting hunt with no shortage of action and excitement.

    “Crystal White” is a well-written novel that provides a captivating adventure into the crime detective world. The characters are down to earth and quite credible. The plotting is well paced with enough down time to savour the intimate moments and get ready for the next element of surprise. The suspense was quite satisfying and kept me guessing till the very last page.

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