Winter House: Library Edition

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9781598951950: Winter House: Library Edition

Carol O'Connell's last novel, Dead Famous, made multiple best-of-year lists and won critical acclaim nationwide. 'O'Connell brings a hard edge of greatness to the crime thriller,' wrote the San Jose Mercury News. 'A tough and brilliant action-, wit-, and surprise-packed novel.' But never has Mallory faced as many surprises as in the case before her now. It seems cut-and-dried at first: a burglar has been caught in the act and killed by an ice pick-wielding homeowner. Except that the home owner turns out to be the most famous lost child in NYPD history, missing for almost sixty years, thought to have been kidnapped following the massacre of her family: five siblings, father, stepmother, nanny, and housekeeper--nearly the entire household wiped out...with an ice pick. Filled with the intricate plotting and extraordinary characterization that are O'Connell's hallmarks, Winter House is her most powerful--and most astonishing-novel yet.

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Carol O'Connell has been consistently praised as a gifted storyteller (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel), the author of stylishly innovative (San Francisco Chronicle), immensely affecting (Miami Herald) novels with an irresistible narrative force (Publishers Weekly). Dead Famous is her eighth novel, the seventh in the Mallory series. She lives in New York City. Alyssa Bresnahan graduated from New York University, winning the Highest Achievement in Acting Award. Her credits include MacBeth at the Classic Stage Company, The Clearing at the New York Stage & Film Festival, and Hedda Galer at the Hudson Guild Theater in Los Angeles for which she received the DramaLogue Award.

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NYPD Detective Mallory and her partner are called to Winter House to investigate a simple case of an intruder killed by someone he was trying to rob. But nothing is as it seems--the intruder wasn't stabbed by the pair of scissors sticking out of his chest, but by an ice pick. And Winter House isn't just any house; the mansion on Central Park was the scene of multiple unsolved murders years ago--ice pick murders. A street kid adopted by a cop, Mallory has become a ruthless and brilliant detective in her own right. She talks her boss into giving her and her partner three days to solve both murders. Alyssa Bresnahan skillfully brings individual characters to life. Her impeccable pacing and narrative skills involve the listener completely in this complex mystery. J.D.P. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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