Alice in Jeopardy: A novel - Murder Room (Paperback)Ed McBain (author)
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The first in a brand new series from the crime master himself, Ed McBain.
ALICE IN JEOPARDY is the first novel in an exciting new series. Each novel is set in a different location featuring a contemporary woman whose life or children are suddenly endangered. The woman must find in herself the resources to save both her children and herself.
Alice is a recently widowed young woman living in Florida with her two small children. Utterly devastated by her late husband's death in a boating accident, she is struggling to re-build her life. And as if life can't get any worse, her children are kidnapped. Surrounded by police fighting inter-departmental battles, Alice ultimately has to resort to finding and saving her children herself.
ALICE IN JEOPARDY is a truly gripping book, absolutely jam-packed with twists and turns, culminating in a totally unexpected ending.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 181 x 176 x 27 mm
McBain back on zestful, inventive and utterly compulsive form ... so topical that it practically sprints from the page * LITERARY REVIEW *
McBain is a perennial cause for rejoicing * THE TIMES *
Brilliant stuff ... McBain's genius lies in his uncanny dialogue, his intelligent characters, clever plots and the way he can portray the human side of law agency procedures * GUARDIAN *
He's right at the top of the premier league of crime fiction * MIRROR *
McBain, the old pro, cranks up the tension to breaking point ... One can only sit back and admire * IRISH TIMES *
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