Publisher: Viking Adult November 1981
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Fine (F)
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition.
Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket. 'This is the usual excellent mystery from McBain, but the murder almost takes a back seat to Bert Kling stalking his wife when he fears she's cheating on him. To make ma. Bookseller Inventory # 20080623101373
Synopsis: During a sweltering heat wave, Detectives Carella and Kling try to make sense of an artist who turned off his air conditioning to commit suicide ? but Kling has an even deadlier problem on his hands. ?Imagine your favorite Law & Order cast solving fresh mysteries into infinity, with no re-runs, and you have some sense of McBain?s grand, ongoing accomplishment.? ? Entertainment Weekly ?McBain has the ability to make every character believable ? which few writers these days can do.? ? Associated Press
About the Author: Ed McBain was one of the pen names of successful and prolific crime fiction author Evan Hunter (1926 ? 2005). Debuting in 1956, the popular 87th Precinct is one of the longest running crime series ever published, featuring over fifty novels, and is hailed as ?one of the great literary accomplishments of the last half-century.? McBain was awarded the Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement in 1986 by the Mystery Writers of America and was the first American to receive the Cartier Diamond Dagger award from the Crime Writers Association of Great Britain.
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