Transgressions Vol. 1

Keller’s Adjustment/Forever

Transgressions

Edited by Ed McBain; Lawrence Block, Jeffrey Deaver

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New York Times bestsellers Lawrence Block and Jeffrey Deaver each provided a brand-new, never-before-published tale for this unique collection of stories edited by New York Times bestselling author and mystery legend Ed McBain.

“Keller’s Adjustment,” by Lawrence Block: Block returns to everyone’s favorite hitman, Keller, from his bestsellers The Hit Man and The Hit List. In the Aftermath of 9/11, Keller is questioning his life and the choices he’s made, dealing out philosophy and murder on a meandering road trip from one end of the America to the other.

“Forever” by Jeffery Deaver: Talbot Simms is an unusual cop. He’s a statistician with the Westbrook County Sheriff’s Department. When wealthy county resident’s begin killing themselves one after another, Simms begins to believe that there is something more at play. And what he discovers will change his life . . . forever.

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About Jeffery DeaverJeffery Deaver has had a rapid and much-deserved rise to the top of the bestseller lists. His novels have always been riveting reads, especially those he wrote about Rune, a woman living and working in New York City. Seen through her eyes, the urban landscape is a wondrous--and sometimes frightening--place indeed. Fans of his work know that this is to be expected, or he can take the most commonplace career or event--news reporting, marriage--and turn it upside down with one of the surprising plot twists that have become his trademark.

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Edited by Ed McBain; Lawrence Block, Jeffrey Deaver

Lawrence Block, a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, is a four-time Edgar Allan Poe and Shamus Awards, as well as a recipient of prizes in France, Germany and Japan. He also recieved the Bristish Crime Associations prestigious Cartier Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievemant in crime writing. The author of more than fifty books and numerous short stories, he is a devout New Yorker and an enthusiastic world traveler.

Jeffery Deaver is the New York Times bestselling author of eighteen novels of suspense, including The Bone Collector, which was made into a feature film. A two-time recipeint of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for best short story of the yea, he has been nominated for five Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America and an Anthony award. Mr. Deaver lives in California and Virginia.

Ed McBain was also know as Evan Hunter. His writing career has spanned almost five decades, from his first novel, The Blackboard Jungle, in 1954 to the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds to Candyland, written in tandem with his alter ego, Ed McBain, to his most recent novel, The Moment She Was Gone. He is the first American ever to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association's highest award. He also holds the Mystery Writers of America's prestigious Grand Master Award. His last 87th Precinct novel was Fiddlers. Evan Hunter / Ed McBain passed away in Fall 2005.


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Transgressions Vol. 1
Keller’s Adjustment/Forever
Edited by Ed McBain; Lawrence Block, Jeffrey Deaver

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
August 2006
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429916134
ISBN10: 1429916133
352 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
August 2006
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ISBN: 9780765347503
ISBN10: 0765347504
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 352 pages
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