Condition:Good - “Some folds on binding, corners curled slightly”
In this bestselling comedic follow-up to Hornet's Nest and Southern Cross, featuring police chief Judy Hammer and reporter-turned-cop Andy Brazil, chaos breaks loose when the governor of Virginia orders speed traps on all highways. But the eccentric Isle of Tangier in the Chesapeake Bay responds by declaring war on its own state.
Patricia Cornwell's novels of big-city police have taken this classic genre to a new level. Now, with this #1 New York Times bestselling novel, she outdoes herself, with a wry tale of life and turmoil behind the blue wall. Chaos breaks loose when the governor of Virginia orders that speed traps be painted on all streets and highways, and warns that speeders will be caught by monitoring aircraft flying overhead. But the eccentric island of Tangier, fourteen miles off the coast of Virginia in Chesapeake Bay, responds by declaring war on its own state. Judy Hammer, newly installed as the superintendent of the Virginia State Police, and Andy Brazil, a state trooper and Hammer's right hand and confidant, find themselves at their wits' end as they try to protect the public from the politicians--and vice versa--in this pitch-perfect, darkly comic romp. The electrifying follow-up to Hornet's Nestand Southern Cross. The men and women in blue -- as you've never seen them before.