Alice in Jeopardy

by Ed McBain

Crime / Mystery

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First in a new series from this top notch crime author, each of which will feature an endangered woman whose life, or children’s lives are threatened

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The first in a brand new series from the crime master himself, Ed McBain.


ALICE IN JEOPARDY is the first novel in an exciting new series. Each novel is set in a different location featuring a contemporary woman whose life or children are suddenly endangered. The woman must find in herself the resources to save both her children and herself.
 

Alice is a recently widowed young woman living in Florida with her two small children. She has been utterly devastated by her late husband's death in a boating accident, and is struggling to re-build her life. And as if life can't get any worse, her children are kidnapped. Surrounded by police fighting inter-departmental battles, Alice ultimately has to resort to finding and saving her children herself.

ALICE IN JEOPARDY is a truly gripping book, absolutely jam-packed with twists and turns, culminating in a totally unexpected ending.

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ISBN: 9780752867465
Publication date: 17/02/2005
Publisher: Orion
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780752867465
Publication date: 17th February 2005
Author: Ed McBain
Publisher: Orion
Format: Hardback
Genres: Crime / Mystery,
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About Ed McBain

Ed McBain was born in New York City. Married Anita Melnick, 1949 (divorced), 3 children (Ted, Mark, Richard); married Mary Vann Finley, 1973 (divorced), 1 stepdaughter (Amanda); married Dragica Dimitrijevic, 1997. During World War II he served in the US Navy, and then took a university degree, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. A few months of teaching in high school were followed by a job in a literary agency in New York. He describes himself at this time as "fiercely ambitious", doing a full day’s work in the agency and spending all his nights and weekends writing. His first success, published under the name ...

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