Transgressions Vol. 3

Transgressions Vol. 3 : Merely Hate/Walking the Line/Walking Around Money

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"New York Times" bestsellers Ed McBain, Walter Mosely, and Donald Westlake each provided a brand-new, never-before-published tale for this unique collection of stories edited by bestselling author and mystery legend Ed McBain."Merely Hate" by Ed McBain: When a string of Muslim cabdrivers are killed, and the evidence points to another ethnic group, the detectives of the 87th Precinct must hunt down a killer before the city explodes in violence."Archibald Lawless, Anarchist at Large: Walking the Line" by Walter Mosley: Felix Orlean is a New York City journalism student who needs a job to cover his rent. An ad in the paper leads him to Archibald Lawless, and a descent into a shadow world where no one and nothing is as it first seems."Walking Around Money" by Donald E. Westlake: The master of the comic mystery is back with an all-new novella featuring hapless crook John Dortmunder, who gets involved in a crime that supposedly no one will ever know happened. Naturally, when something it too good to be true, it usually is, and Dortmunder is going to get to the bottom of this caper before he's left holding the bag.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 106.68 x 160.02 x 33.02mm | 204.12g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765347520
  • 9780765347527
  • 678,079

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A deadpan-hilarious tale that should also serve as a Zen how-to for budding writers. "Booklist on "Walking Around Money"" Mosley profiles an irrestible, off-beat hero. "Booklist on "Walking the Line"" A jolly new story...about his humorous burglar hero Dortmunder. "Publishers Weekly on "Walking Around Money."" Fresh insight to the 87th precint series. "Publishers Weekly on "Merely Hate"" Such great prose. "Kirkus Reviews on "Walking the Line"" Mosley of the most bizarre and off-beat detectives in fictional history. "Mystery Scene on "Walking the Line"" Mosley debuts a promisingly eccentric new hero. "Entertainment Weekly on "Walking the Line"" A thrilling NYC police procedural. "Entertainment Weekly on "Merely Hate"""
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About Ed McBain

Ed McBain was also known as Evan Hunter. His writing career has spanned almost five decades, from his first novel, "The Blackboard Jungle," in 1954 to the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds to "Candyland," written in tandem with his alter ego, Ed McBain, to his most recent novel, "The Moment She Was Gone." He is the first American ever to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association's highest award. He also holds the Mystery Writers of America's prestigious Grand Master Award. His last 87th Precinct novel was "Fiddlers." Evan Hunter / Ed McBain passed away in Fall 2005.
Walter Mosley is the "New York Times" bestselling author of twenty-three critically acclaimed books and his work has been translated into twenty-one languages. His popular mysteries featuring Easy Rawlins began with "Devil in a Blue Dress" in 1990. His most recent novels are "The Wave" and "Fortunate Son."Donald Westlake has written numerous novels during the past 40 years, under his own name and various pseudonyms--most famously Richard Stark. He is generally regarded as the greatest writer of comic mystery of all time. Many of his books have been made into movies, including "The Hunter" which was filmed first as the noir classic with Lee Marvin and Angie Dickinson, and then as "Payback "starring Mel Gibson. He has won three Edgar Allan Poe Awards, and has been named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.
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