The Mango Opera (Alex Rutledge Mysteries)

Corcoran, Tom

Published by Minotaur Books
ISBN 10: 0312969880 / ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used / MASS MARKET PAPERBACK / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

0312969880 New Book, may have some minor shelf wear. Fast Shipping, Excellent Customer Service, Satisfaction Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
3.82 avg rating
(558 ratings)

Synopsis: Although he prefers magazine work, freelance photographer Alex Rutledge won't turn down an occasional crime scene shoot for the City of Key West Police Department. But when a string of murders takes his viewfinder into strangely familiar territory, Alex's mellow island lifestyle shatters. One after another, someone is killing women who have intimately crossed Alex Rutledge's path. Maybe it's a coincidence. Maybe it's a conspiracy. Or maybe he's crazy. But the connection marks Alex as the prime suspect in a case so hot it's drawn in the county sheriff, the FBI, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. In a desperate race to save his name and his life, Alex dives into a one-man search for the dark, sweltering truth beneath a case that's pounding toward meltdown.

Review: Key West has been a geographical muse for a gamut of writers from Wallace Stevens to Jimmy Buffett. Cast almost adrift, the last pearl on the string of islands that make up the end of America's East Coast, Key West endures in our imaginations as an expatriate paradise, a pirate hideaway, and a perpetual party. In his debut novel, The Mango Opera, Tom Corcoran does little to shatter these illusions. Indeed, he does quite a bit to fill out the uninitiated reader's understanding of the secretive and steamy history of Cayo Hueso.

Corcoran's hero, Alex Rutledge is a freelance photographer whose island life has taken a turn for the worse with the recent departure of his girlfriend, Annie Minnette. When he isn't shooting magazine glossies and menu food, Rutledge does a bit of forensic work for local law enforcement agencies. It's easy money until the morning he finds Annie's look-alike roommate posed for some gruesome portraits on the other side of his lens. Police begin to suspect a serial killer as the list of victims grows, and Rutledge suspects something more sinister when he realizes the list of victims reads like a page or two from his own little black book.

Like a tropical chef, Corcoran flavors The Mango Opera with colorful characters, crisp dialogue, island history, and quite a bit of dark but highly appropriate humor. He serves it all up in tasty bites that promise to satisfy almost any mystery lover.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Mango Opera (Alex Rutledge Mysteries)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Binding: MASS MARKET PAPERBACK
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Corcoran, Tom
Published by Minotaur Books
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used MASS MARKET PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
glenthebookseller
(Montgomery, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: Good. 0312969880 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Seller Inventory # Z0312969880Z3

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Tom Corcoran
Published by Minotaur Books
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Discover Books
(Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2900013356

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Corcoran, Tom
Published by Minotaur Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 1999. Condition: Good. 1st. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP8032951

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Tom Corcoran
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Blue Cloud
(Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0312969880I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Tom Corcoran
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0312969880I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Tom Corcoran
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Second City
(Aurora, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0312969880I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Tom Corcoran
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Motor City
(Brownstown, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0312969880I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Tom Corcoran
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Yankee Clipper
(Windsor Locks, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0312969880I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Tom Corcoran
Published by St. Martin's Press
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks
(Auburn, WA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0312969880I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Corcoran, Tom
Published by Minotaur Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 0312969880 ISBN 13: 9780312969882
Used Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Vada's Book Store
(Benton Harbor, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. minimal markings shelf wear spine good binding good. Seller Inventory # 1410200167

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 1.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 12 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book