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Let it Ride

by (author) John McFetridge

read by William Dufris

Brilliance Audio
Initial publish date
Jul 2016
  • CD-Audio

    Publish Date
    Jul 2016
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With Let It Ride, the author of two critically acclaimed Canadian crime novels, John McFetridge, takes us deep inside the gray zone on the Canadian and American border, delivering all the up-to-the-minute twists and edgy action of an episode of The Wire.

Vernard "Get" McGetty is back from serving in Afghanistan, back dealing drugs in Detroit and looking to move up with his buddy JT, a guy he met in Kandahar who also happens to be the leader of the Saints of Hell—a notorious Ontario biker gang currently in the process of taking over all north-of-the-border drug traffic. Commuting weekly across the line into the center of JT's high-flying empire, Get hooks up with Sunitha, a decidedly independent woman who's gone from working seedy massage parlors to robbing them at gunpoint—and has dreams of a much bigger score: taking the Saints for the millions they have stashed in gold bars.

Meanwhile, the Toronto cops have the Saints under a microscope. Detectives Price and McKeon are getting nowhere with a double drive-by killing on the Gardiner Expressway—a husband and wife returning from a swingers party—and the investigation keeps leading back to the Saints.

About the authors

John McFetridge co-authored Below the Line with Scott Albert, who, like John, had spent many years working in the film industry. John is also the author of the Toronto Series crime fiction novels Dirty Sweet, Everybody Knows this is Nowhere, and Swap. He has written the screenplays The Shrew in the Park and The Protector, the CBC radio drama, Champions, as well as episodes for the CBS/CTV television series The Bridge. John lives in Toronto.

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