A Moe Prager MysteryBook - 2004
Walking the Perfect Squareintroduced Moe Pragerretired New York City cop-turned-wine shop ownerto much acclaim and an enthusiastic readership. Still possessed of his vintage police savvy, and perhaps the only Jewish licensed PI in the five boroughs, Moe wonders if hes really meant to be a merchant and not a cop. Redemption Streetfinds him in 1981, lured into the mystery of a 1966 hotel fireone that killed seventeen people, including his first loveby a long-grieving brother and Moes own restless determination to set things right.Reed Farrel Colemans crisp, page-turning narrative has Moe trudging through his childhood summer vacation stomping grounds, the now-decaying Catskill resort scene. The borscht belts near-forgotten landscape of scarred lives, ambitious politicians, and corrupt cops is the minefield Moe must brave to find the truth. Was the fire really sparked by a negligent smoker or was it murder? Will the long dead keep their secrets or divulge their stories? And will what Moe uncovers lead him down another blind alley or into the bright light of Redemption Street?
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2004
Branch Call Number: MYS F COL
Characteristics: 244 p. ; 22 cm