Peter Lance is the author of three previous works of investigative journalism, 1000 Years for Revenge, Cover Up, and Triple Cross. A former correspondent for ABC News, he covered hundreds of stories worldwide for 20/20, Nightline, and World News Tonight. Among his awards are the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Prize and the Sevellon Brown Award from the Associated Press. He lives in California.
"Deal with the Devil is a blistering account of a cunning and brutal Mafia capo... Packed with revelations, it offers the most penetrating look into the inner workings of the Mafia since The Valachi Papers." -- Nicholas Gage "[A] thrilling account... This scrupulously investigated tale... will have true crime fans on the edge of their seats -- Publishers Weekly, starred review "A meticulously researched and frightening account of the long term relationship between the FBI and vicious Mafia thug Gregory Scarpa Sr... Stunning revelations." -- Booklist "An exhaustive examination into the life and crimes of Mafia capo Gregory Scarpa Sr. and his questionable decades long relationship with the FBI... extensively researched...Aficionados of Mafia history and those concerned with FBI corruption will find this thorough investigation satisfying." -- Kirkus Reviews "The perfect mix of thorough research and gripping storytelling." -- NPR "An impressive piece of work... This is a book that has true potential to change history." -- Crimespree Magazine