?The most groundbreaking crime series in decades.? ?St.
Los Angeles County sheriff?s deputy Charlie Hood is attached to
the ATF, working undercover on the Iron River that flows across the
U.S.-Mexican border. The diamond fillings he wears in his left
canine glimmer, distracting the men who sell the illegal firearms
that enable the unspeakable violence on both sides of the map.
Spotting the sparkle when ?Charlie Diamonds? opens his mouth is
often their first step toward life behind bars.
Meanwhile, Bradley Jones, sheriff?s deputy and employee of the
Baja Cartel and son of the love of Charlie?s life, the deceased
L.A. outlaw Suzanne Jones, is expecting a son of his own. Suzanne
was descended from famed Mexican desperado Joaquin Murrieta, whose
embalmed head Bradley inherited from her and keeps nestled among
piles of cash, proceeds from Bradley?s own life of crime.
Charlie knows all of Bradley?s secrets; the question is what
will he do with the information. Until he decides, his obsession
remains the inexplicable existence of Mike Finnegan, the diminutive
devil who flits in and out of both men?s lives, knowing things he
shouldn?t, seemingly immortal.
Three men?earnest law enforcer, inveterate lawbreaker, and the
man who pits them against each other?hurtle toward one another in
the jaw-dropping conclusion to T. Jefferson Parker?s mesmerizing
vision of the border. Their climactic showdown brings to a
spectacular close a crime series that obliterated the boundaries of