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East of A

(2009)
(A book in the Payton Sherwood mystery series)
A novel by

 
The FIRST Payton Sherwood Mystery Novel, from the author of
LOSERS LIVE LONGER
New 2011 ebook editon contains BONUS mystery story: "East Village Noir"

Private eye Payton Sherwood, returning late one night to his East Village office after an upstate case, runs into trouble in the form of three bull-necked heavies and a tough 16-year-old runaway named Glory. After taking a beating and losing his gold wristwatch, Payton is left bleeding on the sidewalk.

Tracking afte Glory and his stolen watch, Payton winds his way through Alphabet City--in and out of trendy after-hours dives, across vacant lots and occupied squats and into barrio tenements. Here the shadows that frighten aren't those that shade the street but rather the soul. Payton's dusk-to-dawn nightmare on the wide side is about to begin--and nothng will stop it but death...

"Place descritons are clearly, even beautifully focused, and his tawdry locales are inhabited by characters who are not only fascinating to study but real enought to look back at you."
--The New York Times Book Review

"An impressive debut. Russell Atwood takes the rusty private eye novel and oils it and gives it new charm and a fresh look."
--Michael Connelly, bestselling author of THE BRASS VERDICT.

"EAST OF A establishes a new category of suspense fiction: downtown noir. Atwood definitely has his finger on the pulse of the city that never sleeps."
--Jeffery Deaver, bestselling author of ROADSIDE CROSSES.

Genre: Mystery    

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Hardback Editions

February 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: East of A
Author(s): Russ Atwood
ISBN: 0-345-42776-9 / 978-0-345-42776-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

December 2016 : Paperback
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Title: EAST of A (a Payton Sherwood mystery novel)
Author(s): Russell Atwood
ISBN: 1-5202-6541-7 / 978-1-5202-6541-4
Publisher: Independently published
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


April 2000 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: East of A
Author(s): Russell Atwood
ISBN: 0-345-42778-5 / 978-0-345-42778-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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Audio Editions

July 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: East of a (Payton Sherwood)
Author(s): Russell Atwood
ISBN: 1-4708-8932-3 / 978-1-4708-8932-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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October 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: East of A
Author(s): Russell Atwood
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2000 : USA Audio CD
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Title: East of a
Author(s): Russell Atwood
ISBN: 0-7861-9911-3 / 978-0-7861-9911-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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February 2000 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: East of a
Author(s): Russell Atwood
ISBN: 0-7861-9506-1 / 978-0-7861-9506-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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May 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: East of A
Author(s): Russ Atwood
ISBN: 0-7861-1777-X / 978-0-7861-1777-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Reef Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: East of a
Author(s): Russ Atwood
ISBN: 0-7861-1711-7 / 978-0-7861-1711-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

November 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: EAST of A (an Urban Thriller Book 1)
Author(s): Russell Atwood
Publisher: formerly a Ballantine hardcover and a Fawcett paperback
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