By Michael Harvey
From the co-creator and government manufacturer of the tv exhibit Cold Case Files, a fast moving, trendy homicide secret that includes a tough-talking Irish cop became inner most investigator who does for town of Chicago what Elmore Leonard did for Detroit and Raymond Chandler did for Los Angeles.
Chicago deepest investigator Michael Kelly is employed by way of his former associate, John Gibbons, to aid resolve an eight-year-old rape and battery case, a case it seems his previous pal used to be ordered to fail to remember. while Gibbons turns up useless on army Pier, Kelly enlists a staff of his savviest colleagues to attach the dots among the new homicide and the chilly case it revived: Diane Lindsay, a tv reporter whose courting with Kelly isn't strictly specialist; his ally from formative years, Nicole Andrews, a forensic DNA professional; Nicole’s boyfriend, Vince Rodriguez, a detective with a distinct curiosity in rape instances; and Bennett Davis from the DA’s workplace, a chum in view that Kelly’s days at the strength. to shut the case, Kelly should face the mob, a serial killer, his personal double-crossing associates, and the suggest streets of the town he loves.
Ferociously plotted and crackling with wit, The Chicago Way is excellent suspense steeped within the excellent, gritty surroundings of a good urban: a fabulous debut.