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Gangster Paul Grimes was a one-man crimewave with a breathtaking capacity to steal. Any villains who got in his way were made to pay often with their blood. But when his son died of a drugs overdose, the old-school mobster swore revenge on the new generation of Liverpool-based heroin and cocaine dealers. Against all odds, he turned undercover informant. he first gangster to fall foul of Grimes change of heart was Curtis Warren, aka Cocky , the wealthiest and most successful criminal in British history. Grimes infiltrated his cocaine cartel and led Customs to the largest narcotics seizure on record, putting Warren in the dock in the drugs trial of the twentieth century. fter turning his attention to heroin baron John Haase, Grimes rose to become the boss of the villain s notoriously bloodthirsty security firm a professional gang of racketeers addicted to cocaine, explosive violence and non-stop criminality. But as his net began to tighten, Grimes was confronted with the ultimate dilemma. He discovered his second son was now a rising star in the drugs business. The life-or-death question was- should he shop him or not? owder Wars also reveals the secrets behind one of

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781840189254
ISBN-10: 1840189258
Format: Paperback
(194mm x 126mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Graham Johnson

Graham Johnson is the Sunday Mirror's investigations editor. He has covered stories including drug dealing in Britain, people smuggling in Europe, child slavery in India and Pakistan, and war in the Balkans. He currently lives in London.

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