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Cold Day in Hell

(2007)
(The second book in the Fritz Malone series)
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In the stew and dazzle of New York City, savvy, irreverent Fritz Malone - who Susan Isaacs called “the perfect balance of noir P.I. and decent guy” - is embroiled in a string of grisly murders that drags him behind the lurid headlines into the tangled affairs of some the city's most beautiful people and their ugly truths.

When two women linked with charismatic late-night TV personality Marshall Fox are found brutally slain in Central Park, Fox becomes the prime suspect and is charged with the murders. At the tabloid trial, one of Fox's ex-lovers, Robin Burrell, is called to testify - and is instantly thrust into the media's harsh spotlight. Shaken by a subsequent onslaught of hate mail, Robin goes to Fritz Malone for help. Malone has barely begun to investigate when Robin is found sadistically murdered in her Upper West Side brownstone, hands and feet shackled and a shard of mirror protruding from her neck.

But it's another gory detail that confounds both Malone and Megan Lamb, the troubled NYPD detective officially assigned to the case. Though Fox is in custody the third victim's right hand has been placed over her heart and pinned with a four-inch nail, just as in the killings he's accused of. Is this a copycat murder, or is the wrong man on trial?

Teaming up with Detective Lamb, Malone delves deeper into Fox's past, unpeeling the layers of the media darling's secret life and developing an ever-increasing list of suspects for Robin's murder. When yet another body turns up in Central Park, the message is clear: Get too close to Fox and get ready to die.

And Malone is getting too close.

In Cold Day in Hell, Richard Hawke has again given readers a tale about the dark side of the big city, a thriller that moves with breakneck speed toward a conclusion that is as shocking as it is unforgettable.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

March 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Cold Day in Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Hawke
ISBN: 1-4000-6426-0 / 978-1-4000-6426-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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March 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Cold Day in Hell: A Novel (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Richard Hawke
ISBN: 0-7393-2583-3 / 978-0-7393-2583-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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Paperback Editions

May 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Cold Day in Hell: A Novel of Suspense (Fritz Malone)
Author(s): Richard Hawke
ISBN: 0-345-48219-0 / 978-0-345-48219-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

March 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Cold Day in Hell (Lib)(CD)
Author(s): Richard Hawke
ISBN: 1-4159-3563-7 / 978-1-4159-3563-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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March 2007 : USA Audio CD

Title: Cold Day in Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Hawke
ISBN: 0-7393-2440-3 / 978-0-7393-2440-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Cold Day in Hell: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Hawke
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

March 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Cold Day in Hell: A Novel (Fritz Malone Book 2)
Author(s): Richard Hawke
Publisher: Random House
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