White Sister

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Center Point Pub., 2006 - Fiction - 414 pages
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Cannell's sixth Shane Scully thriller follows up on his New York Times bestseller Cold Hit and leads the veteran LAPD detective to the beautiful, blonde wife of a powerful hip-hop mogul at the center of a ruthless conspiracy.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

More mindless action in the Shane Scully series (Vertical Coffin, 2004, etc.), with our hero adrift in the wild world of rap.What's an LAPD homicide dick doing in the middle of a hip-hop turf war? The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Reacherfan - LibraryThing

The Shane Scully books are always a great read, and I've loved them all. Shane's wife Alexa's car is found with a LAPD cop who's an ex-gang member shot dead and his hands cuffed behind him. Alexa is ... Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Stephen J. Cannell was born in Los Angeles, California on February 5, 1941. He was dyslexic and struggled through school. After graduating from the University of Oregon, he drove a truck for his father's home-decorating business and wrote TV scripts at night and on the weekends. His first writing successes were story ideas sold to Mission Impossible. Four years later, he sold a script for It Takes a Thief. In 1966 a script he submitted for Adam 12 so impressed the producers at Universal that they offered him the position of head writer. At Universal he wrote and helped create several TV shows including The Rockford Files, Baretta, and Baa Baa Black Sheep. He started his own production company in 1979, generating The A-Team, Riptide, Hunter, and 21 Jump Street. Other credits include Wiseguy, Renegade, and Silk Stalkings. He has scripted over 1,500 TV episodes and created or co-created over 40 programs. His first novel, The Plan, was published in 1995. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 15 novels including Final Victim, King Con, and the Shane Scully series. He died of complications associated with melanoma on September 30, 2010 at the age of 69.

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