A Cool Breeze on the Underground

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9780099462224: A Cool Breeze on the Underground

The first of Don Winslow's cult Neal Carey crime novels. Neal Carey is not your usual private eye. A graduate student at Columbia University, he grew up on the streets of New York, usually on the wrong side of the law. Then he met Joe Graham, a one-armed P.I. who introduced him to the Bank, an exclusive New England institution with a sideline in keeping it's wealthy clients happy and out of trouble. They pay Neal's college tuition, and Neal gets an education that can't be found in any textbook - from learning how to trail a suspect to mastering the proper way to search a room. Now it's payback time. The Bank wants Neal to put his skills to work finding Allie Chase, the rebellious teenage daughter of a prominent senator. The problem: Allie has gone underground in London, and to get her back, Neal has to follow her into the punk scene, a violent nether world where drugs run rampant and rage is the name of the game. Up against punk junkies, Neal has his work cut out for him to save Allie - and get above ground for good...

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