The Dead Don't Lie

An Abe Lieberman Mystery

Abe Lieberman (Volume 10)

Stuart M. Kaminsky

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The Dead Don't Lie is the latest in Edgar Award winner and MWA's Grand Master Stuart Kaminsky's Abe Lieberman mystery series. Lieberman and his partner, Bill Hanrahan, are hell or heaven bent on making the mean streets of Chicago just a little safer.
 
As usual they have their hands full. Three prominent members of the Turkish community are all brutally murdered and Lieberman works to find out what, if anything, ties these murders together. It doesn't help that the key to the puzzle might be an event that took place over a century ago.
 
Bill Hanrahan finds himself assigned to a case where a hospitalized chef claims to have been beaten by two people and shot by a third, a bespectacled Chinese man. As Bill digs deeper he finds himself at odds with an old nemesis, a man who has an unusual affinity for Bill's Asian wife.
 
Both men struggle to do the right thing even if it means bending the letter if not the spirit of the law. 

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Dead Don't Lie
1Ankara, Turkey, 1915 
Aziz Akan was deaf in his right ear and blind in his left eye.Both the deafness and blindness were the result of a bomb dropped two years earlier on a cave just outside of Malik in Armenia. Aziz was in the cave with more than one hundred Armenians and two Greeks.Twenty-two people, not the Greeks, emerged from the cave, including Aziz. When he emerged from the cave, dazed, screaming with pain, and soaked with his own blood and that of others, he had something in the pocket of his shredded jacket that he did not have when he had entered the cave.

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"Kaminsky is the pre-eminent living writer of police procedurals."--Kirkus Reviews on Terror Town
 
"Managing to be genuinely scary when describes urban crime, Kaminsky also is blessed with a subtle irony about his character."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Terror Town

"Jam-packed with the stuff of good crime fiction-character, style, place, recognizable human conflict."--The Washington Post on The Big Silence
“Perhaps it is time to declare award-winning Stuart Kaminsky as the reigning monarch of excellent detective series.”—Midwest Book Review

“Stuart Kaminsky is hard to beat for a thoughtful, well-plotted, well-written mystery.”—The Washington Post Book World

“Kaminsky has the pro’s knack of combining quirky people, succinct descriptions, an eye for detail, and dark humor to produce entertainment at its best.”—Chicago Sun-Times

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Stuart M. Kaminsky

Stuart M. Kaminsky is a MWA Grand Master, as well as an Edgar Award-winning author. His series include the Lew Fonesca, Inspector Rostnikov, Toby Peters, and Abe Lieberman mysteries, which includes such titles as Terror Town, The Last Dark Place, and Not Quite Kosher. He lives with his family in Sarasota, Florida.

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The Dead Don't Lie
An Abe Lieberman Mystery
Stuart M. Kaminsky

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
September 2008
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ISBN: 9781429965705
ISBN10: 1429965703
304 pages
$9.99

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September 2008
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ISBN: 9780765319388
ISBN10: 0765319381
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 304 pages
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