Death on the Rive Nord Paperback
Part of the Inspector Lucas Rocco series
Picardie, 1963. In the dead of night a truck drops a group of illegal workers by a deserted stretch of canal - days later, one of them is found stabbed to death and Inspector Lucas Rocco has a new case to solve.
Trawling the Algerian community for information is a sensitive issue, one that terrifies his bosses who force Rocco to tread carefully.
Too carefully for Rocco's liking. To add to his problems, amongst the illegal immigrants is a young woman on the run from her brutal gangster husband, Samir Farek - a man with a big agenda: to take over as gang lord in Paris, and willing to dispose of anyone who gets in his way...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Allison & Busby
- Publication Date: 30/04/2012
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780749040635
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Review by edwardsgt
Another excellent Rocco story set in 1963 France. In this story Rocco is faced with a North African gang leader who is moving into France and sees Rocco as a major obstacle to be removed at all costs.