1st in the Spero Lucas series, Iraq war vet turned PI, Washington DC
Mystery Lovers Review:
George Pelecanos launches a bold new series featuring Iraq war vet Spero Lucas who has found work as an investigator for a Washington, DC lawyer. He’s asked by an imprisoned marijuana dealer to recover stolen drugs for a cut of the recovery—a fateful decision that is nearly fatal for Spero. A tough yet idealistic hero with an interesting interracial identity Spero makes a perfect guide to the realities of present-day DC.