The author wrote this illustrated book exposing the biggest drug conspiracy in U.S. History. It contains photographs, copies of documents, and illustrations by world-famous underwater artists. The John Z. DeLorean drug trial ruled the headlines of newspapers worldwide. The case commanded the attention of the highest levels of the FBI, DEA, CIA, IRS, DOJ, Attorney General’s Office, Interpol, Number 10 Downing Street, and the White House. I have the FBI Investigative Reports, the transcripts of the FBI’s secret tapes and the investigative reports from the Law Firm that DeLorean hired. I know the things that the jury never heard, and what the Federal Agents tried to hide because I am the last surviving defendant. It involved Pablo Escobar the leader of the Medellin Drug Cartel, his #1 hitman, Rafael Salazar, “AKA Rafa, and Max Mermelstein who smuggled 56 tons of cocaine into the United States–and sent over $300,000,000 back down to Medellin. The defendants were John Z. DeLorean, creator of the DeLorean Motor Car, Morgan Hetrick a Texas Maverick who claimed to be the #1 cocaine smuggler on the West Coast, and Stephen L. Arrington, Vietnam vet, USN bomb disposal frogman, pilot and author of this book.
In DeLorean’s Shadow is a compelling, gritty and intriguing true crime story/memoir that will captivate as well as entertain readers for many hours on end. In DeLorean’s Shadow is a book I knew I had to read and review thanks to the shocking but intriguing premise. I have now finished reading the brilliant In DeLorean’s Shadow, and I can happily write that this book did live up to my expectations and is a book I love and am fascinated by! Readers who enjoy true crime or brutally honest memoirs will adore In DeLorean’s Shadow thanks to its gripping, intriguing and captivating story, so I implore readers who love these genres to read this fascinating book… you will not regret it!
The talented Stephen L. Arrington writes In DeLorean’s Shadow and throughout his book, Arrington informs the reader of a drug conspiracy. The reader will be introduced to John Z. DeLorean, a man who was arrested for trafficking cocaine and then the reader will learn of the author and how the drugs were in his car. Stephen L. Arrington was arrested for having $28,000,000 worth of cocaine, and so the biggest drug trial started. I do not want to spoil the story Arrington tells because he best tells it; however, what follows is a truly shocking insight into the drug trial of the century. The reader will be given a behind the scenes look into at the trial while also being granted indepth insight in the form of photographs, copies of secret documents as well as tapes from the FBI and so much more. So if you want to be given insight into this drug trial all while learning about the authors inspiring story, then the incredible In DeLorean’s Shadow is for you!
In DeLorean’s Shadow is a book that is flawlessly written and a book that is executed in the most entertaining of ways. Arrington is a talented author; the reader won’t be able to think anything but this as they begin to read his book as his descriptive prose combined with the extensive but concise details of the crimes and events associated with the author and DeLorean in the book is incredible and will entertain readers for many hours.
Usually, with true crime stories, I find that the author holds back; the author typically holds back on the more delicate details. However, Stephen L. Arrington is an author who is brazen with his work, and so he holds back on nothing regarding the crimes and the going on’s which occurred. The outcome of this is an accurate portrayal of a drug conspiracy that will fascinate as well as horrify readers.
Arrington is an author I admire for many reasons, one of them being the fact that he does not hold back with regards to the crimes explored throughout the book and the other because of his eloquent prose that captivated me from the very start. I adore the fact that Arrington decided to write an honest book that does not hold back on the finer details; this is a crucial factor in a true crime book and a winning factor so this, combined with the fact that Arrington is a talented author ensures that In DeLorean’s Shadow is one of the best true crime books/memoirs I have ever had the pleasure of reading.
As In DeLorean’s Shadow is an intricately detailed, flawless and intriguing story about a drug conspiracy and a fantastic memoir, I have no choice but to award this stellar book five stars so please if you are a reader who loves true crime then you should not miss out on this brilliant book!
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