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Dead Game

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New York Times bestselling author James Neal Harvey presents his most evil serial killer yet.
Published May 7th 1998 by St. Martin's Press (first published May 1st 1997)
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This is not a mystery, rather it is a contest between the good cop Ben Tolliver and the serial killer schizophrenic Edward Razek to see who can take down whom first. The bad guy does a bang up job on making the good guy look like maybe he has something to do with these killings. Ben Tolliver must not only find the evidence that Razek is committing these crimes but he must do so while forbidden to proceed in his investigation and under investigation himself by internal affairs. Ben is certain tha ...more
Jul 09, 2013 Sam rated it liked it
Shelves: thriller, crime
This is a good fast paced thriller that keeps you engrossed from start to finish. While you do know the identity of the killer throughout, the interplay between him and Lt Ben Tolliver is enthralling and the alternating personalities of the killer is disturbingly good. The story itself is a great interplay between the cops on the ground, the powers that be and the media with the added twist of Razek playing them off one another, to great effect I might add. There were however a few moments throu ...more
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Mar 18, 2015 Nancy Brady rated it really liked it
A serial killer with multiple personalities, Edward Razek, matches wits with the police officer, Ben Tolliver, who put him away years ago.
Now he is out of the insane asylum and targeting Tolliver in a deadly game. Murder after murder all point to Razek, but only Tolliver sees it. And Razek is after women who are known to
the cop. Who will win this deadly game? The master gamer or the cop?
A riveting read to the very last page.
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James Neal Harvey spent fifteen years in the advertising business before selling his company and devoting himself to writing.

He made his hardcover debut in 1990 with By Reason of Insanity, which introduced NYPD detective Ben Tolliver.

Harvey followed Tolliver through four more novels, including Painted Ladies, Mental Case, and the concluding thriller, Dead Game.

In 2011, Harvey published the nonfi
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