New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. Hardcover. 316p., first edition boards in dust jacket, entirely clean and sound, a very good copy that is signed by Paula Woods on her title page. First novel by the African American writer; "Meet Detective Charlotte Justice, a black woman in the very white, very male, and sometimes very hostile Los Angeles Police Department. The time is 48 hours into the epochal L.A. riots.."