Cracking down on crack

<p><strong>Kris Hollington</strong> is working with Harry Keeble, a police officer who led Haringey Drugs Squad, on a book called <em>Crack House</em> for Simon &amp; Schuster.</p><p>The squad closed down 100 crack houses in Haringey in a year, bringing about a dramatic fall in violent crime in the London borough. But there was no follow-up to its work.</p><p>Andrew Gordon at S&amp;S bought UK and Commonwealth (including serial) rights in <em>Crack House</em> through Andrew Lownie. S&amp;S will publish in spring 2008. Hollington&#39;s next book will be <em>How To Kill</em> (Century, June). ...

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