Crime does pay! In this pulse-pounding issue, CQ moves up the ranks with a power maneuver that makes Tony Soprano's machinations look like child's play. Critically acclaimed mystery novelist Gary Phillips (HIGH HAND, BANGERS) shows you the L.A. underworld you only thought you knew! Snitch on your friend. Stay out of jail. And buy this book! A potent mix of AMERICAN GANGSTER and THE WIRE for fans of Brubaker's CRIMINAL!