Ed McBain, author of the bestselling 87th Precinct series, takes us "Downtown" in a bold departure of a novel that will have listeners cheering for a lone out-of-towner running for his life in New York City.
Meet Michael Barnes, a Florida orange grower who finds himself in a Manhattan bar with a couple of hours to kill. It's a couple of hours that almost kill him, as he's s...more
In short order, he was conned out of his money and credit cards by a fake hot blond lawyer and her equally fake cop partner. To top it off, his good Samaritan friend managed to rip off his rental car as well.
Only the beginning.
He was later mugged and, when he r...more
downtown, 1989, a dedication: for jan and roy dean, paperback, first avon books printing, 1993
michael was telling the blonde he'd never been in this part of the city. in fact, he'd been to new york only...more
Hunter served in the Nav...more