A beautiful young woman claims her mother falsely committed her to a mental institution, and lawyer Matthew Hope must navigate a world of sex and psychosis to find the truth. Praise for the Matthew Hope Mysteries “Guaranteed to raise the hackles you didn’t know you had.” — Kansas City Star “The Matthew Hope novels do for the world of Florida sleaze what the 87th Precinct books do for big-city vice. The reader is hooked and given not a moment’s letup.” — New York Times Book Review
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Born in New York, Evan Hunter (1926–2005) wrote the screen play for Hitchcock’s The Birds in 1963. He received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America and is one of three American writers to be awarded the Diamond Dagger for a lifetime of achievement by the British Crime Writers Association. Under the name Ed McBain, he authored the sprawling 87th Precinct series ? the longest, most varied crime series in the world ? which includes fifty-five novels about a fictional team of policemen, and thirteen novels in the Matthew Hope series featuring an up-and-coming lawyer in the Florida Gulf Coast. Known for tackling controversial content with a thoughtful eye, he is the author of over eighty novels.
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Book Description Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030026032
Book Description Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0030026032