The Second Deadly Sin

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2005 - Fiction - 379 pages
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First time in a trade edition-- Lawrence Sanders's masterpiece, The 1st Deadly Sin, set a standard for today's novels of psychological suspense. Now, retired Captain Ed Delaney returns to a distinctly urban milieu of paranoia and impulsive violence to solve a brutal murder that shocks New York's unshockable art world.

The victim is Victor Maitland. Long-considered one of the world's greatest artists, he excelled in capturing the beauty of life on canvas. In private, he destroyed whomever he pleased: his wife, his son, his mistress, his dearest friends and family. Fittingly, Maitland has paid for his sins. But in a world where self-delusion is rewarded, where greed triumphs, and where murder is just another art, who else will pay the price?

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Review: The Second Deadly Sin (Deadly Sins #3)

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Liked it better than the first which had a very strange ending. Read full review

Review: The Second Deadly Sin (Deadly Sins #3)

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The tone and feel of this Edward X. Delaney series is extremely satisfying to me. Dark, a bit brooding, old fashioned police work and good honest characters. Love them and look forward to the next in the series! Read full review


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Lawrence Sanders, one of America's most popular novelists, was the author of more than twenty-two bestsellers.

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