By Tanya Chalupa

ISBN-10: 0882824619

ISBN-13: 9780882824611

In this gripping, precise crime exposé, invoice Palmini, a rookie detective, hopes to take down the West Coast Mafia by means of gaining the boldness of infamous mob operative William Ettleman. Set opposed to a backdrop of social turmoil, the e-book immerses readers in unfastened love, medicinal drugs, theft and homicide, orchestrated by means of geared up crime in destinations like Sausalito, California. The Trident eating place, as soon as a drug Mecca for Hollywood, the song and the hot York hip, was once co-owned by way of the Kingston Trio and their supervisor, Frank Werber, a self-proclaimed drug priest. Robin Williams labored as a busboy there and Janis Joplin had her personal desk. Sally Stanford, the previous San Francisco Madam who later grew to become Sausalito's mayor, was once a confidant of the notorious. Ettleman's safecracking gang pursuits the Trident. Mobsters like Frank “The Bomp" Bompensiero, on whom Sopranos personality “Big Pussy" is assumed to were established, get entangled. Palmini, using Ettleman, joins...

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Rudimenkin nodded. Then, a mischevious grin spread across his face. “Bill, there’s more, but I’ll let that be a surprise. ” Palmini did not understand what Rudimenkin was talking about, but at least he was beginning to see signs of the “old” Rudimenkin he knew. The two walked to the west end of the building, then entered the restaurant through one of its side doors leading to the kitchen. Inside, they met with the officer dispatched to respond to the call. The officer briefed Palmini and introduced him to the two employees, who provided him with more details of their nerve-wracking experience.

One of them sneaked in from behind, grabbed Pendleton by the left arm and pointed a 45-caliber handgun at his head. ” The man twisted Pendleton’s arm, forcing him to his knees. “Get down,” he barked. Pendleton felt the assailant’s knee press against his spine as he fell to the floor. Leaning over him, the wetsuit jerked both of Pendleton’s arms behind his back and snapped handcuffs on his wrists. Rising swiftly back up on his feet, the wetsuit snatched a kitchen towel lying on a counter and spread it over Pendleton’s head.

He’s the guy who routinely deposits the day’s receipts through a slot in one of the safes. ” He thought of how many months of regular shifts and overtime he would have to put in to make that kind of money. Rudimenkin nodded. Then, a mischevious grin spread across his face. “Bill, there’s more, but I’ll let that be a surprise. ” Palmini did not understand what Rudimenkin was talking about, but at least he was beginning to see signs of the “old” Rudimenkin he knew. The two walked to the west end of the building, then entered the restaurant through one of its side doors leading to the kitchen.

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