Mean Streets

No. 69 of 84 in the New Adventures novels series
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By:Terrance Dicks
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Released:  December 1997
Publisher:  Virgin
Format: paperback
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Cover blurb:
‘It’s got to be stopped; it’s an abomination, a crime against humanity.’

The Project: a criminal scheme so grand in scale that it casts a shadow across a hundred worlds. So secret that none but an elusive inner circle know its nature or its purpose. It could involve drugs, computer crime or a brilliant new con. Everyone has a theory; no one really knows.

On a trip to the sprawling den of iniquity that is Megacity, an ex-Adjudicator called Roz Forrester heard of this elaborate scheme. Her interest piqued, she asked her squire to return one day with her. After all, a crime against humanity is everyone’s business.

Chris Cwej is not a man to forget such a promise. His old partner may be dead, but the Project case will be one for her memory — a way to say goodbye. All he needs is a new confederate: someone ready to risk all for the old time’s sake. Fortunately, it’s the end of term and Professor Bernice Summerfield is looking for excitement. So, a new crime-fighting duo is forged in the bars of Dellah — one prepared to take on a faceless foe and expose the ultimate crime.

Terrance Dicks is one of this country’s most prolific and popular authors.

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