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The Fifth Floor

(2008)
(The second book in the Michael Kelly series)
A novel by

 
 
Michael Harvey's sizzling follow-up to The Chicago Way (“A magnificent debut that should be read by all”—John Grisham; “This book heralds the arrival of a major new voice”—Michael Connelly) opens with a murder in contemporary Chicago and winds its way back to Mrs. O'Leary’s cow and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

When PI Michael Kelly is hired by an ex-flame to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature. Life, however, is not so simple. The tail leads Kelly to an old house on Chicago's North Side. Inside it, the private investigator finds a body and, perhaps, the answer to one of Chicago's most enduring mysteries: who started the Great Chicago Fire and why. The ensuing investigation takes Kelly to places he'd rather not go, specifically, City Hall's fifth floor, where the mayor is feeling the heat and looking to play for keeps. Ultimately, Kelly finds himself in a world where nothing is quite what it seems, face-to-face with a killer bent on rewriting history and staring down demons from a past he never knew he had.

A fast-stepping, intricately woven narrative, rich with the history and atmosphere of a great city, The Fifth Floor is a worthy successor to Harvey's critically acclaimed debut.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Michael Harvey's The Fifth Floor

Hardback Editions

February 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Fifth Floor
Author(s): Michael Harvey
ISBN: 1-84724-698-2 / 978-1-84724-698-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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November 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Fifth Floor (Thorndike Large Print Crime Scene)
Author(s): Michael Harvey
ISBN: 1-4104-1076-5 / 978-1-4104-1076-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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August 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Fifth Floor
Author(s): Michael Harvey
ISBN: 0-307-26687-7 / 978-0-307-26687-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

May 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Fifth Floor: Reissued (A Michael Kelly PI Investigation)
Author(s): Michael Harvey
ISBN: 1-4088-1968-6 / 978-1-4088-1968-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fifth Floor
Author(s): Michael Harvey
ISBN: 1-84916-205-0 / 978-1-84916-205-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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July 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel (Michael Kelly Series)
Author(s): Michael Harvey
ISBN: 0-307-38629-5 / 978-0-307-38629-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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February 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Fifth Floor
Author(s): Michael Harvey
ISBN: 1-84724-822-5 / 978-1-84724-822-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

November 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Fifth Floor: Michael Kelly, Book 2
Author(s): Michael Harvey
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Fifth Floor: Michael Kelly, Book 2
Author(s): Michael Harvey
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Fifth Floor: Michael Kelly, Book 2
Author(s): Michael Harvey
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel
Author(s): Michael Harvey
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel
Author(s): Michael Harvey
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Fifth Floor: Reissued (A Michael Kelly PI Investigation Book 2)
Author(s): Michael Harvey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel (Michael Kelly Series Book 2)
Author(s): Michael Harvey
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA