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Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Brilliance Audio Audio Length: Series:The 87th Precinct Series Release Date: October 2012 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781455873692

Publisher Description

It’s Christmastime and Detective Carella gets assigned three murders—including a bestselling author of ghost stories—and is soon after ghosts, mediums, and a crazed killer.

“McBain forces us to think twice about every character we meet…even those we thought we already knew.” —New York Times Book Review

“Imagine your favorite Law & Order cast solving fresh mysteries into infinity, with no re-runs, and you have some sense of McBain’s grand, ongoing accomplishment.” —Entertainment Weekly

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  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Not one of his best (though the Stephen King endorsement on the back should have given that away early) mystery-wise, as you can see the who and why fairly early on, but he definitely writes a ghostly scene better than the afore-mentioned King. "

    - Doreen, 10/15/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Classic McBain. I'm surprised it is not as well known as many others. "

    - John, 10/8/2013
  • Overall Performance: 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5

    " Dated story wherein Detective Steve Carella sees ghosts while investigating the muurder of a writer of the supernatural. "

    - Beverly, 7/21/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I love these!! "

    - Sandi, 7/13/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Perhaps the best of McBain's mammoth 87th Precinct series of cop tales. He produced several dozen of them, or so it seems, from the early 1950s until his death. This one is unique as it has a supernatural bent, and the closing chapters are quite gripping. "

    - Alex, 7/9/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " An author who penned a bestselling ghost story is murdered. Excellent. "

    - Kitty, 6/28/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Standard older police procedural. Interesting, but a little far fetched for McBain. "

    - Gizzard, 5/7/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " All of the 87th Precinct stories are easy to consume cop stories and certainly enjoyable for what they are. Ghosts was not different, with the slight exception of being on the short side (about 200 pages) making it an even faster (though not exactly memorable) read. "

    - Brian, 2/16/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Wonderfully written. Dark and edgy and funny and literary, all at the same time. "

    - John, 12/15/2012

About the Author

Ed McBain is the most well known pseudonym of Evan Hunter (1926–2005), the author of over eighty novels and several famous screenplays. He is a recipient of the Mystery Writers of America’s Grand Master Award and the Diamond Dagger Award from the British Crime Writers Association. His books have sold more than one hundred million copies, ranging from the more than fifty titles in the 87th Precinct series to the bestselling novels written under his own name. McBain also wrote the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds.

About the Narrator

Dick Hill, named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine, is one of the most awarded narrators in the business, having earned several Audie Awards and thirty-four AudioFile Earphones Awards. In addition to narrating, he has both acted in and written for the theater.