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Puss in Boots: A Matthew Hope Novel

ED MCBAIN

Published by Henry Holt & Co July 1987, 1987
ISBN 10: 0805003711 / ISBN 13: 9780805003710
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Title: Puss in Boots: A Matthew Hope Novel

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co July 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Bookseller Inventory # 20080818102458

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A long shadow looms above her. Then a hand clamps over her mouth and a blade sinks into her back. Blood splatters on the film reel case beside her, and a young life is cut short.

Lawyer Matthew Hope gets a call from Carlton Markham, who?s been arrested for his filmmaker wife?s murder but says he didn?t do it. Witnesses fly forward to proclaim his guilt, but Markham?s not giving up that easily on his innocence. And when Matthew digs deeper into the victim?s business?from heavy financial backers to sleazy egomaniacs?he finds she may not have been the perfect lady she had seemed. The one piece of evidence that could set Markham free and finger the real killer is the victim?s film reel. Only it?s gone, along with the film?s sexy star. Now Matthew needs to infiltrate the seedy side of the film industry in order to find the missing reel and solve the murder.

From master storyteller Ed McBain, Puss in Boots is another Matthew Hope Mystery classic, the tale of a woman who aimed too high and the many men who fell for it all.

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 series is one of the longest running crime series ever published, featuring more than 50 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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