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On Night's Shore

(2001)
(The first book in the Edgar Allan Poe series)
A novel by

 
 
"A master storyteller." - New York Times Book Review

"A riveting tale of murder and betrayal... On Night's Shore drips with descriptive power." - New York Post

On Night's Shore brings us deep into the troubled psyche of Edgar Allan Poe and the power struggle between the sleazy underbelly and the business elite of nineteenth-century New York City.

Standing on the grimy banks of the Hudson River, street urchin Augie Dubbins spots a young woman toss her baby into the water, then jump in herself. As the only witness to the tragedy, Augie sees an opportunity to make a few pennies recounting the events, and in doing so encounters a struggling young journalist named Edgar Allan Poe, a poet and newspaper hack whose penchant for saying the wrong thing at the wrong time has earned him more than a few enemies.

When the unlikely duo discover the body of yet another young woman shortly after, they become entrapped in a mire of murder, greed, and power that stretches from the Five Points slums to the gleaming heights of Fifth Avenue.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

January 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: On Night's Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Randall Silvis
ISBN: 0-312-26201-9 / 978-0-312-26201-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: On Night's Shore: A Novel (Edgar Allan Poe Mysteries)
Author(s): Randall Silvis
ISBN: 1-4926-3976-1 / 978-1-4926-3976-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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February 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: On Night's Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Randall Silvis
ISBN: 0-312-98210-0 / 978-0-312-98210-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Audio Editions

April 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: On Night's Shore by Books In Motion.com
Author(s): Randall Silvis
ISBN: 1-60548-327-3 / 978-1-60548-327-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books In Motion
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Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: On Night's Shore: A Novel (Edgar Allan Poe Mysteries Book 0)
Author(s): Randall Silvis
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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