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When elegant detective Benny Cooperman is shanghaied from his comfortable bed and introduced to infamous crime boss Abram Wise, who wants Benny to find out who is trying to kill him, Benny is plunged into a world of murder, Middle Eastern food, and fashion, in a complex mystery that combines both past and present.
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In his most baffling case yet, Benny Cooperman is snug in his bed in quiet Grantham, a town near Niagara Falls, when three unsavory thugs drag him out of bed and present him like a trophy to notorious crime boss, Abram Wise, "the biggest crook in North America who's never been to prison". Someone has made two attempts on the gangster's life and he wants Benny to investigate. An expert in offers you can't refuse, Wise convinces a reluctant Benny to take the case.About the Author:
HOWARD ENGEL is the creator of the enduring and beloved detective Benny Cooperman, who, through his appearance in 12 bestselling novels, has become an internationally recognized fictional sleuth. Two of Engel s novels have been adapted for TV movies, and his books have been translated into several languages. He is the winner of numerous awards, including the 2005 Writers Trust of Canada Matt Cohen Award, the 1990 Harbourfront Festival Prize for Canadian Literature and an Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction. Howard Engel lives in Toronto.
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Book Description Overlook Books, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110879518294
Book Description Overlook Books, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0879518294
Book Description Overlook Hardcover, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0879518294