In this new installment, Allen Choice, now a full partner
at Baxter & Choice Investigations, finds his life in
upheaval by the reappearance of his ex-lover Linda. Over
the objections of his current girlfriend Serena, Allen
reluctantly takes on the case of finding Linda's niece, who
was abducted by her father in a bitter divorce battle.
Fade to Clear is Leonard Chang's most electrifying and
riveting crime novel, following the critically-acclaimed
successes of Underkill and Over the Shoulder.
As Allen delves deeper into the investigation, unearthing
links to drug smuggling and money laundering, he becomes
the target of larger, deadlier forces that strike a tragic
blow. In the wake of personal loss, he compels himself
forward in this perilous case and at the same time makes
profound decisions that will reverberate throughout his
Once again, Chang weaves a masterful tale that is as much
an edgy, fast-paced mystery as it is a deep look into the
complex interior life of Allen Choice, a fallible and human
character who is quickly becoming a truly memorable name in
the world of noir.