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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (524 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ed McBain Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The 87th Precinct Series Release Date: January 2013 ISBN: 9781455873807
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When a bodyguard is hired to protect a successful businessman’s wife, the detectives of the 87th Precinct are brought in to investigate why she has two near-fatal accidents on his watch.

“The 87th Precinct [is] one of the great literary accomplishments of the last half-century.” —Pete Hamill, Newsday

“McBain has the ability to make every character believable—which few writers these days can do.” —Associated Press

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Ed McBain owns this turf.”

    New York Times

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Phillip Frey | 10/28/2013

    " Good old Ed McBain and his 87th Precinct books. A hard-boiled, down and dirty crime story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 columbialion | 10/27/2013

    " Another fine effort by the stalwart procedural author McBain. Interesting final twist in the last scene as to who gets the last laugh. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Fredrick Danysh | 9/19/2013

    " Two attempts have been made on the life of a beautiful woman despite her husband's hired security. Detective Carella has to deal with the cheating husband and the wife's infatuation with himself as he tries to protect her. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Deb | 8/5/2013

    " I've enjoyed MANY of the 87th precinct mysteries. The later ones often got a bit gory for me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Denise Derocher | 7/13/2013

    " Great read! I need to read a lot more of Ed McBain!!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michael Hinsley | 5/12/2013

    " Another satisfying police procedural. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joshua Emil | 5/9/2013

    " A satisfying procedural with crossing storylines. Murder, mayhem and passion meet in the 87th Precinct Detective Squad. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Milly Dunaway | 5/6/2013

    " I actually attended a book reading when this book was released. I still have my copy which was autographed by Ed McBain (aka Evan Hunter). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 P.e.lolo | 4/25/2013

    " I really liked this story it was very good. More true to life which is what I like. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nikki Mcelman-doucette | 2/22/2013

    " Superb twist! Will have to read McBain's other work! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Mara | 1/8/2013

    " pessimo "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ben Greenwood | 1/5/2013

    " Always good to revisit the 87th Precinct, Carella, Meyer, Hawes et al. "

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About the Author
Author Ed McBain

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 dozens of AudioFile Earphones Awards. In addition to narrating, he has both acted in and written for the theater.