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Ed McBain


A pseudonym used by Evan Hunter

Ed McBain was the first American to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association's highest award. He also holds the Mystery Writers of America's coveted Grand Master Award, and received an Edgar Award nomination for his novel Money, Money, Money. His books have sold more than one hundred million copies, ranging from the more than fifty titles in his outstanding 87th Precinct series to the bestselling novels The Blackboard Jungle and Criminal Conversation, written under his own name, Evan Hunter.
 
Series
Cop HaterThe MuggerThe PusherThe Con Man
Killer's ChoiceKiller's PayoffKiller's WedgeLady Killer
'til DeathKing's RansomGive the Boys a Great Big HandThe Heckler
See Them DieLady, Lady, I Did ItThe Empty HoursLike Love
Ten Plus OneAxHe Who HesitatesDoll
Eighty Million EyesFuzzShotgunJigsaw
Hail, Hail, the Gangs All HereSadie, When She DiedLets Hear It for the Deaf ManHail to the Chief
BreadBlood RelativesSo Long As You Both Shall LiveLong Time No See
CalypsoGhostsHeatIce
LightningEight Black HorsesPoisonTricks
LullabyVespersWidowsKiss
MischiefAnd All Through the HouseRomanceNocturne
The Big Bad CityThe Last DanceMoney, Money, MoneyFat Ollie's Book
The Frumious BandersnatchHark!FiddlersMcBain's Ladies: The Women of the 87th
McBain's Ladies Too
 
Bingo Riggs and Handsome Kusak (with Craig Rice)
3. The April Robin Murders (1958)
The April Robin Murders
 
GoldilocksRumpelstiltskinBeauty and the BeastJack and the Beanstalk
Snow White and Rose RedCinderellaPuss in BootsThe House That Jack Built
Three Blind MiceMary, MaryThere Was a Little GirlGladly the Cross-eyed Bear
The Last Best Hope
 
Series contributed to
The Best American Mystery Stories 1999
 
Anthologies edited
TransgressionsTransgressions Volume 2Transgressions Volume 3
 
Non fiction
Let's Talk
 
Anthologies containing stories by Ed McBain
Great Tales of Mystery and SuspenseThe Best of the Best
 
Short stories
"J" (1961)
Where or When (1998)


Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (2002) : Money, Money, Money


Ed McBain recommends
Pale Gray for Guilt
Pale Gray for Guilt (1968)
(Travis McGee, book 9)
John D MacDonald
"...what a joy that these timeless and treasured novels are available again."
Uncivil Seasons
Uncivil Seasons (1983)
(Savile and Mangum, book 1)
Michael Malone
"Two of the most memorable police detectives to appear in mystery fiction."
Along Came a Spider
Along Came a Spider (1993)
(Alex Cross, book 1)
James Patterson
"All at once comes Along Came a Spider, with terror and suspense that graps the reader and won't let go. Just try running away from this one."
Hard Currency
Hard Currency (1995)
(Inspector Rostnikov, book 9)
Stuart M Kaminsky
"Kaminski gets Russia right, and Cuba right, but best of all he gets his superb cop Rostnikov altogether right yet another time. Bravo!"
Oyster Blues
Oyster Blues (2001)
Michael McClelland
"A fresh and fiercely funny new voice... Reads like a cool breeze over ruffled waters. What a joy!"
The Shattered Blue Line
The Shattered Blue Line (2005)
Patrick A Davis
"More twists and turns than an aerial stunt show... A gripping military thriller."
The Blackjack Conspiracy
The Blackjack Conspiracy (2005)
(Department Thirty, book 3)
David Kent
"A rollicking read. Page-turning action and riveting suspense are David Kent's stock in trade."



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