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Night Life

(2015)
(The first book in the Michael Cassidy series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel (nominee)
With a pulse-pounding murder plot and a protagonist caught between police and Mafia ties, Night Life is the first in a transporting historical crime fiction series set in 1950s New York City.

New York City, 1954. The Cold War is heating up, Senator Joe McCarthy is running a witch hunt for communists in America, the newly formed CIA is fighting a turf battle with the FBI to see who will be the primary United States intelligence agency, and the bodies of murdered young men are turning up all over the city.

Michael Cassidy has an unusual background for a New York cop. His father, a refugee from Eastern Europe, is a successful Broadway producer. His godfather is Frank Costello, a Mafia boss. Cassidy also has an unusual way of going about the business of being a cop - maybe that's why he threw a fellow officer out a third-story window of the Cortland Hotel.

Cassidy is assigned to the case of Alexander Ingram, a Broadway chorus dancer found tortured and dead in his apartment in Hell's Kitchen. Complications grow as other young men are murdered one after the other. And why are the FBI, the CIA, and the Mafia interested in the death of a Broadway gypsy?

Meanwhile a mysterious, beautiful woman moves into Cassidy's building in Greenwich Village. Is Dylan McCue a lover or an enemy? Cassidy is plagued by nightmares - dreams that sometimes become reality. And he has been dreaming that someone is coming to kill him.

Genre: Historical Mystery    

"A heart-stopping bullet brain of a novel with action and atmosphere to burn." - Douglas Preston


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Used availability for David Taylor's Night Life

Hardback Editions

March 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Night Life: A Michael Cassidy Novel
Author(s): David C Taylor
ISBN: 0-7653-7483-8 / 978-0-7653-7483-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Night Life: A Michael Cassidy Novel
Author(s): David C Taylor
ISBN: 0-7653-7484-6 / 978-0-7653-7484-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

March 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Night Life (Michael Cassidy)
Author(s): David C Taylor
ISBN: 1-4830-9706-4 / 978-1-4830-9706-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Night Life (Michael Cassidy)
Author(s): David C Taylor
ISBN: 1-4830-9708-0 / 978-1-4830-9708-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Night Life (Michael Cassidy)
Author(s): David C Taylor
ISBN: 1-4830-9707-2 / 978-1-4830-9707-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Night Life
Author(s): David C Taylor
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Night Life: A Michael Cassidy Novel
Author(s): David C Taylor
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA