The Mysterious Bookshop

McBain, Ed, Ax

An ax murderer has taken root in the 87th Precinct…Will Detectives Hawes and Carella be able to stop him before he kills again?

“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

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

Steve Carella, Cotton Hawes, and the boys of the 87th Precinct know where, when, and how George Lasser died, but they don't have a clue as to who had "given him the ax." And when the mad marauder strikes again, it's time to take the ax to the grindstone. Reissue.


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