By Stephen J. Cannell
Sweeping from the particular golfing golf equipment of Brentwood to the depths of Hong Kong's mysterious walled urban, Riding the Snake is a mystery torn directly from the headlines. it is set in a perilous Asian underworld the place terrorism, overseas impact peddling, and unlawful immigration converge right into a unmarried sinister internet with a heartless chinese language crime lord at its center.
To prankster/L.A. playboy Wheeler Cassidy, issues glance a bit bleak. His belief land is dwindling, his attractiveness are dissolving into the daiquiris, and his existence has no path -- till his golden-boy more youthful brother, a well known attorney and political strength dealer; is located mysteriously useless. Wheeler joins forces with the attractive Tanisha Williams, an L.A. cop from South primary who is been parked at the Asian Crimes job strength whereas inner Affairs investigates her occupation. jointly they embark on a deadly quest for the reality -- opposed to lethal odds.
Tentatively in the beginning, then with becoming self assurance and fervour, the 2 keep on with their leads right into a labyrinth of violent intrigue and a multibillion-dollar chinese language felony conspiracy that teaches to the head of the U.S. govt. quickly they locate themselves up opposed to the main ruthless Triad chief, the Washington institution, and violent L.A. gangsters. As Riding the Snake races to a riveting climax within the sewers underneath la foreign Airport, you could virtually listen it ominously ticking down -- just like the suitcase nuke that is set to incinerate a major bite of Southern California.