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Year of the Dragon by Robert Daley
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Year of the Dragon (1981)

by Robert Daley

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Outside the Golden Palace on the night of the massacre a hard rain was falling.
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Police captain Arthur Powers had launched a drive to clean up the rotten core of corruption that was turning New York's Chinatown into an empire of vice and violence - only to find himself in a labyrinth of criminal power that led halfway around the world.

He had plungd into an affair with Carol Cone, a beautiful, ravenously ambitions TV newswoman capable of destroying both his marriage and his career to get all she wanted.

He had gone to far to turn back - and just maybe to far to come out alive ...
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New York City police captain Arthur Powers' career depends on his penetrating and thwarting the Chinese Mafia.

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