A criminal mastermind who delights in creating complex schemes, the deaf man is usually pitted against the men of the 87th precinct as he creates havoc in the fictional city of isola background. About the author ed mcbain was one of the pen names of successful and prolific crime fiction author evan hunter 19262005. This is a list of cannon 87th precinct police procedurals by ed mcbain evan hunter score a book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Ed mcbain delivers another rapidfire nailbiter in his 87th precinct series with kings ransom, a morally complex weaving of friendship, personal responsibility, and the nature of man hailed by the daily mirror. The series ran for over 50 books with fiddlers published in 2005 marking the last installment in the series. Ed mcbains 87th precinct series kansas city public library. Order of 87th precinct books the 87th precinct is a series of novels by prolific american novelist ed mcbain also known as evan hunter.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading cop hater 87th precinct book 1. These novels are about a team of policemen, usually including detective steve carella, and are set in an imaginary city. Mcbains 87th precinct works have been adapted, sometimes loosely, into movies and. Ed mcbain allegedly had a final 87th novel, exit, in the can, to be published only after his death. The 87th precinct is a serious of police procedural novels that many authors contribute too. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Ed mcbain s astonishing 87th precinct series continues with a hard look at what passes for love in a city grown used to crimes of passion.
This is the second in ed mcbains 87th precinct series, featuring a whole squadroom of detective heroes, rather than one particular main character. Ed mcbain october 15, 1926 july 6, 2005 was an american author and screenwriter. The book behind the major motion picture high and low, kings ransom is the tenth book in ed mcbains 87th precinct series. First published in 1956, the first novel in 87th precinct series is a police procedural set in the fictional town of isola, and it is about someone killing police detectives. While successful and well known as evan hunter, he was even better known as ed mcbain. Mcbain began the publication of 87th precinct series in 1956 when the first book in the series cop hater was published. Mcbain knows these cops and their city of isola like satan knows sin, and it shows. Why readers keep returning to the 87th precinct the new. Cop hater, released in 1956 and available through interlibrary loan, sets the start of mcbains series in the hottest july anyone can remember. Mcbain spins the tightest tale in towntheres nobody who does it better. If you love ed mcbains books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, coauthors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus.
Kings ransom 87th precinct book 10 kindle edition by. Mcbain started writing way back in 1952 and had books continually published until his death in 2005. He also holds the mystery writers of americas coveted grand master award, and received an edgar award nomination for his novel money, money, money. The deaf man is a character in the 87th precinct series of police procedurals by author ed mcbain pseudonym of evan hunter. The complete series list for an 87th precinct novel ed mcbain. Make offer ed mcbain 87th precinct mystery vintage hc book lot 8 blood relatives, con man. Ed mcbain is the pseudonym for the american author evan hunter, who passed away in 2005. The 87th precinct is a thrilling crime fiction series that dwells on mystery murders.
Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site. Blood relatives an 87th presinct mystery by ed mcbain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Besides hunter and mcbain, he also used several other pseudonyms, including richard marsten, hunt collins, curt cannon, ezra hannon and. Hunters breakthrough success came with his book the blackboard jungle 1954 which inspired him continue writing. Buy kiss 87th precinct unabridged by mcbain, ed, hill, dick isbn. Read them and youll know everything you need to know about police novels. Sep 01, 1993 this book, which was first published in 1993, is the 45th entry in the 87th precinct series.
A lot has changed in the thirtyseven years since cop hater, the first in the series, was released, and as the books progress, one can watch the evolution of the technology used by police to fight crime from index cards and penciled notes to the advent of computers and much more sophisticated forensics. Robert lansing, norman fell, ron harper, and gregory walcott were the detectives working out of manhattans fictitious 87th precinct, keeping the peace while tracking down some of the citys most dangerous criminals. Evan hunter was a terrific writer, the blackboard jungle, last summer etc and as mcbain his 87th precinct stories are brilliant. During his writing career, he also wrote screenplays, most notably that of hitchcocks 1963 film, the birds. Ed mcbain was the first american to receive the diamond dagger, the british crime writers associations highest award. The fiftieth novel in the 87th precinct series, ed mcbain returns to isola, where detectives meyer meyer and steve carella investigate a murder which leads them to the seedy strip clubs and bright lights of the theater district. At first, the series was destined to be a police procedural and there was no idea of making it such a profound crime series. Mcbains work in this particular collection is possibly what he is most remembered for. The 87th precinct is a series of police procedural novels and stories written by ed mcbain pseudonym of evan hunter. Here, mcbain delivers the fullthrottle action and suspense we have come to expect. Ed mcbain, the best known of these pseudonyms, first appeared in 1956, when cop hater was published. All you need to be a detective is a strong pair of legs and a stubborn streak.
Cop hater 1956 the mugger 1956 the pusher 1956 the con man 1957 killers choice 1957 killers payoff 1958. The con man 87th precinct book 4 kindle edition by. Extras the independent books puzzles indy100 apps ebooks. The 87th precinct series in order ed mcbain fictiondb. Heat 87th precinct book 35 kindle edition by ed mcbain. With dale midkiff, erika eleniak, paul johansson, paul benvictor. It takes place in a fictional section of new york city called isola, which was based on manhattan. Aside from novels, he also penned several short story collections, two autobiographies, plus numerous plays, screenplays and teleplays. In envisioning the 87th precinct, mcbain may have been inspired by films about world war ii, many of which focus on the squad rather than an individual. To continue reading, get the full word biography in ed mcbain books in order.
Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. He is best known for his matthew hope series and the 87th precinct series where his main character, detective steve carella featured quite often. When a beautiful blonde tells detective steve carella that her husbands former chauffeur has made two attempts on her life, carella immediately begins tracking her assailant only to find him far uptown, hanging from a basement pipe, a bullet in his head.
Master of the police procedural in the 87th precinct novels. This ed mcbain book list gives all the ed mcbain books in chronological order, so lets you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as ed intended. Ed mcbain is one of the many pen names of legendary author evan hunter 19262005. He adopted the pen name of ed mcbain to separate his writing styles.
Author ed mcbain s popular crime novels first came to tv with this gritty 196162 nbc drama. A novel of the 87th precinct ebook written by ed mcbain. His descriptions of the station and the fictional city of isola become real. Killers choice 87th precinct book 5 kindle edition by. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Cop hater 87th precinct book 1 kindle edition by mcbain. See the complete 87th precinct series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the last dance. Below is a list of all of evan hunters published novels in. A crime fiction classic, the con man is the third book in the 87th precinct series from ed mcbain, whom the daily mirror hails as the undisputed mastertheres nobody who does it better. Ed mcbain 1st edition books for sale in stock ebay. He was the first american writer to receive the diamond dagger. The earliest novel that he wrote as part of this collection is entitled cop hater, which was published in 1956. One gets to know his characters and how they will act in various situations. As ed mcbain, he is the author of the 87th precinct novels, the longest, the most varied, and possibly the most popular crime series in the world. The 87th precinct book series by multiple authors includes books cop hater, the mugger, cop hater the mugger, and several more. First published in 1956, it follows on from the first novel cop hater crime essentials. Online shopping from a great selection at kindle store store. Fuzz 87th precinct mysteries book 22 kindle edition by. Ed mcbains 87th precinct novels are always a good read.
Mcbains 87th precinct books when they first were published, along with his matthew hope series which had great titles, e. The series is based on the work of the police detective squad of the 87th precinct in the central district of. When a serial killer starts to prey on female coed runners, the 87th precinct detectives put their own problems on hold. Detectives endure recordbreaking heat while seeking a rapistkiller who assaulted a female officer during a stakeout. The last one 87th precinct novel published was fiddlers, in 2005, the year of mcbain s death, and no other 87th precinct novel has surfaced. Mcbain s 45th novel of the 87th precinct and you can see that practice has made this latest not perfect but perfectly easy to enjoy, withper the formulaseveral parallel plots, fueled not by their modest inventiveness but by the authors confident prose. Steve carella is on his honeymoon, having married teddy at the end of the last book, and this novel features various members of the squad, but in particular hal willis and patrolman bert kling. In this city, you can get anything done for a price. Born salvatore albert lombino, he legally adopted the name evan hunter in 1952. Mcbains 87th precinct works have been adapted, sometimes loosely, into movies and television on several occasions. I have reread some over the years and they havent dated at all. This is the most comprehensive ed mcbain book order and checklist available. The 87th precinct series by ed mcbain, set in new york were the.
So, if ever youve wanted to track down ed mcbain s 87th precinct book order, or any of the evan hunter books. Wire fans should visit the 87th precinct books the guardian. Sep 16, 2008 wire fans should visit the 87th precinct the gritty baltimore crime drama is winning thousands of acolytes, too few of whom know its heritage in the police procedurals of ed mcbain stuart evers. Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week. Ed mcbain is the pseudonym of evan hunter who has created an entire series of 87th precinct novels under his penname. Born salvatore lombino, he legally changed his name to evan hunter on the advice of an editor. This has happened to me twice before with kindle books so i need to. Stephen king and nelson demille on ed mcbain i think evan hunter, known by that name or as ed mcbain, was one of the most influential writers of the postwar. Need another excuse to treat yourself to new book this week. He also wrote the screenplay for alfred hitchcocks the birds. Mcbain s 87th precinct works have been adapted, sometimes loosely, into movies and television on several occasions.
Ed mcbain is the most well known pseudonym of evan hunter 19262005, the author of over eighty novels and several famous screenplays. Killers choice is on a par with the best crime novels. Nbc ran a series called 87th precinct that ran from 1961 until 1962. It has always been on the radar of american crime literature ever since the series came into existence in 1956. Ed mcbain was one of the pen names of successful and prolific crime fiction author evan hunter 19262005. Writing as ed mcbain, the author evan hunter produced 55 police procedural stories in the 87th precinct series.
He wrote a novel called blackboard jungle in 1954, the next year it was made into a movie. He was born salvatore lombino in new york city and had his name legally changed to evan hunter in 1952. Lullaby an 87th precinct novel 9780877959946 by mcbain, ed and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Hello select your address best sellers gift ideas new releases deals store coupons amazonbasics gift cards customer service sell registry. A criminal mastermind who delights in creating complex schemes, the deaf man is usually pitted against the men of the 87th precinct as he creates havoc in the fictional city of isola. Named a grand master by the mystery writers of america, hunter is best known for creating the longrunning 87th precinct series, which followed an ensemble cast of. Debuting in 1956, the popular 87th precinct series is one of the longest running crime series ever published, featuring more than 50 novels, and is hailed as one of the great literary accomplishments of the last halfcentury. Cop hater by ed mcbain, ice by ed mcbain, vespers by ed mcbain, kings ransom by ed mcbain, and the mugger by ed mcbain. Ed mcbain books in order how to make great thrillers even better. Ed mcbain is the pseudonym prolific american novelist evan hunter 19262005 is perhaps best known as. Ed mcbain was an american crime fiction novelist best known for his 87th precinct series. As ed mcbain, he is the author of the 87th precinct novels, the longest, the most varied, and possibly the. So, if ever youve wanted to track down ed mcbain s 87th precinct book order, or any of the evan hunter books, heres everything you need.
The deaf man is a tall, blond man whose real name is never revealed. Bread 87th precinct book 29 kindle edition by mcbain. Weve got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. The magic of ed mcbains 87th precinct over the decades, the procedural series captured life in the new york like no other and made the squad room the star. In addition the author has written several standalone novels under various aliases between 1952 and 2005. April 22, 2019 by paul abbott writing as ed mcbain, the author evan hunter produced 55 police procedural stories in the 87th precinct series. He is a recipient of the mystery writers of americas grand master award and the diamond dagger award from the british crime writers association. Cop hater 87th precinct book 1 kindle edition by mcbain, ed. The novel, part of his 87 th precinct series, was followed by dozens of other mcbain novels. For those readers looking to get into novels by ed mcbain, this section will help with that.23 118 553 1134 1113 765 63 929 1115 787 1350 685 1429 1322 911 1168 874 85 347 797 897 438 170 871 328 652 795 260 75 117 138 1242 152 157 386 980 742 1012 790 613