Kiss Low Price

An 87th Precinct novel -- Certain that someone is trying to kill her, Emma Bowles turns to another killer for protection, and only a dedicated cop trapped in a defective legal...

Candyland: A Novel In Two Parts [abridged]

While Evan Hunter is known for his powerful novels and screenplays, Ed McBain is known for portraying the soul of the cop. With Candyland, they join for the first time to write a...

Frumious Bandersnatch

It should have been the night that launched a new pop idol. Tamar Valparaiso is young and beautiful, with the body and voice of an angel. The stage is set for her to launch her...

Hark!

I'm a Fathead, Men! I Am the Deaf Man! Unscrambling the cryptic messages -- anagrams, Detective Carella called them -- delivered to the 87th Precinct confirmed that the master...

The Last Dance: A Novel Of The 87th Precinct [abridged]

"Ed McBain is, by far, the be st at what he does. Case closed." -- People

Mischief Low Priced

In this 87th Precinct thriller, Detective Steve Carella must track down a killer who's systematically rubbing out all the city's graffiti artists, leaving each victim...

Downtown

Downtown is the wickedly funny story of a Sarasota orange grower who stops for a drink on his way to the airport and suddenly finds himself the major suspect in a grisly New York...

Whodunit?

A dashing lineup of elegant crime tales and gritty hardboiled detective stories, alternately menacing and cozy, with two exotic locales, and murder in the mix. Stories in this...