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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.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
87th Precinct
   1. Cop Hater (1956)
   2. The Mugger (1956)
   3. The Pusher (1956)
   4. The Con Man (1957)
   5. Killer's Choice (1957)
   6. Killer's Payoff (1958)
   7. Killer's Wedge (1958)
   8. Lady Killer (1958)
   9. 'til Death (1959)
   10. King's Ransom (1959)
   11. Give the Boys a Great Big Hand (1960)
   12. The Heckler (1960)
   13. See Them Die (1960)
   14. Lady, Lady, I Did It (1960)
   15. The Empty Hours (1960)
   16. Like Love (1962)
   17. Ten Plus One (1963)
   18. Ax (1963)
     aka Axe
   19. He Who Hesitates (1965)
   20. Doll (1965)
   21. Eighty Million Eyes (1966)
   22. Fuzz (1968)
   23. Shotgun (1968)
   24. Jigsaw (1970)
   25. Hail, Hail, the Gangs All Here (1971)
   26. Sadie, When She Died (1972)
   27. Lets Hear It for the Deaf Man (1961)
   28. Hail to the Chief (1973)
   29. Bread (1974)
   30. Blood Relatives (1975)
     aka Blood Relative
   31. So Long As You Both Shall Live (1976)
   32. Long Time No See (1977)
   33. Calypso (1979)
   34. Ghosts (1980)
   35. Heat (1981)
   36. Ice (1983)
   37. Lightning (1984)
   38. Eight Black Horses (1985)
   39. Poison (1987)
   40. Tricks (1987)
   41. Lullaby (1989)
   42. Vespers (1989)
   43. Widows (1991)
   44. Kiss (1992)
   45. Mischief (1993)
   46. And All Through the House (1986)
   47. Romance (1995)
   48. Nocturne (1997)
   49. The Big Bad City (1999)
   50. The Last Dance (1999)
   51. Money, Money, Money (2001)
   52. Fat Ollie's Book (2002)
   53. The Frumious Bandersnatch (2003)
   54. Hark! (2004)
   55. Fiddlers (2005)
   McBain's Ladies (1988)
   McBain's Ladies Too (1989)
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Series contributed to
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Ed McBain
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Short stories
"J" (1961)
Where or When (1998)


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


Ed McBain recommends
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Pale Grey for Guilt (1968)
(Travis McGee, book 9)
John D MacDonald
"...what a joy that these timeless and treasured novels are available again."
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Uncivil Seasons (1983)
(Savile and Mangum, book 1)
Michael Malone
"Two of the most memorable police detectives to appear in mystery fiction."
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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."
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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!"
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Oyster Blues (2002)
Michael McClelland
"A fresh and fiercely funny new voice... Reads like a cool breeze over ruffled waters. What a joy!"
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The Shattered Blue Line (2005)
Patrick A Davis
"More twists and turns than an aerial stunt show... A gripping military thriller."
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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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