Fade to Clear

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Macmillan, May 1, 2004 - Fiction - 322 pages
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In this new installment, Allen Choice, now a full partner at Baxter & Choice Investigations, finds his life in upheaval by the reappearance of his ex-lover Linda. Over the objections of his current girlfriend Serena, Allen reluctantly takes on the case of finding Linda's niece, who was abducted by her father in a bitter divorce battle.

Fade to Clear is Leonard Chang's most electrifying and riveting crime novel, following the critically-acclaimed successes of Underkill and Over the Shoulder.

As Allen delves deeper into the investigation, unearthing links to drug smuggling and money laundering, he becomes the target of larger, deadlier forces that strike a tragic blow. In the wake of personal loss, he compels himself forward in this perilous case and at the same time makes profound decisions that will reverberate throughout his life.

Once again, Chang weaves a masterful tale that is as much an edgy, fast-paced mystery as it is a deep look into the complex interior life of Allen Choice, a fallible and human character who is quickly becoming a truly memorable name in the world of noir.
  

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Review: Fade to Clear (Allen Choice #3)

User Review  - Mona - Goodreads

I really liked that the main character is Asian. I also like that the scenarios are in the Bay Area. I need to read the previous few books with Allen Choice. This book was a decent read but nothing to write home about. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
19
Section 3
32
Section 4
51
Section 5
71
Section 6
80
Section 7
89
Section 8
102
Section 17
183
Section 18
201
Section 19
210
Section 20
222
Section 21
233
Section 22
246
Section 23
256
Section 24
263

Section 9
112
Section 10
124
Section 11
137
Section 12
143
Section 13
150
Section 14
155
Section 15
163
Section 16
174
Section 25
273
Section 26
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Section 27
292
Section 28
302
Section 29
309
Section 30
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Section 31
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About the author (2004)

Leonard Chang was born in New York City and studied philosophy at Dartmouth College and Harvard University. He received his MFA from the University of California at Irvine, and is the author of four previous novels: The Fruit 'N Food, Dispatches from the Cold, Over the Shoulder, and Underkill. He was recently the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College and is on the faculty at Antioch University's MFA Program in Los Angeles. His short stories have been published in literary journals such as Prairie Schooner and Confluence. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is working on a new Allen Choice novel.

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