By Peter de Jonge
Hailed by means of the Chicago Tribune as an “utterly impossible to resist heroine,” Darlene O’Hara—the very good, hard-living, obsessive, and a bit of self-destructive detective brought in Peter de Jonge’s acclaimed crime fiction masterwork Shadows nonetheless Remain—returns in Buried on road B.
An edgy and suspenseful noir thriller, Buried on street B traverses the gritty panorama of latest York’s reduce East facet and the extra sordid corners of Sarasota, Florida, as a grotesque and unforeseen discovery in a makeshift Alphabet urban grave heats up a 17-year-old chilly case.
James Patterson calls Darlene O’Hara “one of the hottest, hippest detective creations in lots of a year,” and the New York Times has defined Peter de Jonge’s writing as “in the noirish, character-driven vein of Dennis Lehane or Michael Connelly.” For enthusiasts of great crime fiction, Peter de Jonge is a must-read, and Detective Darlene O’Hara is cop to be reckoned with.
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20 To underscore his point, Kennedy also shared an observation from longtime respected Los Angeles Crip Aqeela Sherrils: A lot of people think that there is a level of sophistication within the gang culture like the Mafia. Not at all. 22 There are groupings of Crip and Blood gangs that have a local or neighborhood orientation. The focus of the gang is more on local gang culture and relationships than any broad-based gang organization.
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What this prosperity did not bring was social equality. Many blacks found financial success but also marginalization from mainstream society. Blacks and other people of color were openly segregated in well-defined neighborhoods of Los Angeles, as Latinos had been before them. Where blacks and Latinos could live was limited by restrictive residential covenants. 5 The area open to blacks was South Central Los Angeles along a narrow corridor running from A History of the Crips and Bloods Alameda Avenue to the harbor.
Buried on Avenue B by Peter de Jonge