The Famous and the Dead
In this sixth and final Charlie Hood novel (after The Jaguar, 2012), L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Hood is working undercover for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. Posing as an arms dealer named Charlie Hooper, Hood is trying to stop the flow of guns between California and Mexico while trying to locate his nemesis, the elusive gunrunner Mike Finnegan. Meanwhile, shady L.A. cop Bradley Jones, the son of outlaw Suzanne Jones, is still acting as a courier for the Baja Cartel. Men and plotlines collide in this conclusion to Parker’s series.