Poison: an 87th precinct novel

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Arbor House, Feb 1, 1987 - Fiction - 264 pages
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The bestselling author of the world-famous 87th Precinct novels creates here his most fascinating woman character; a rich and beautiful woman, open about her love affairs and deceptive about her past, and whom Detective Hal Willis suspects is murdering her men.

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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

I first encountered Ed McBain's 87th Precinct series of novels as a teenager and thought they were marvellous. Indeed, they were probably the first so-called 'police procedurals' that I read, and I ... Read full review

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

McBain writes police procedural mysteries, and I was curious as to whether I would enjoy them or not. This is the second I have read, and although I enjoy the world he creates, meaning he creates it ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Evan Hunter, the author who as Ed McBain virtually invented the American police procedural with his gritty 87th Precinct series featuring an entire detective squad as its hero, died in 2005 at his home in Weston, Conn. He was 78.