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Murder At the Foul Line

Murder At the Foul Line
Title: Murder At the Foul Line
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Оценка: 4.3 of 5, readers votes - 22
Serie:_худлит
Genre: historical detective
Annotation:You ve seen the headlines. On the court they brawl with opponents, fight with fans, and attack their own coach. Off the court they get drunk, grope women, and, sometimes, get tried for murder. Now these all-star bad boys from the ranks of today s pro basketball provide easy layup material for the fictional imaginations of our finest contemporary mystery writers. Refereed by prizewinning editor Otto Penzler, this anthology collects fourteen dazzling, original tales of buzzer-beating suspense and postgame mayhem.In Keller s Double Dribble,  Lawrence Block tails a clueless hitman with courtside tickets to unplanned bloodshed & Jeffery Deaver s power guard summons his formidable game instincts to thwart a pack of scammers in Nothing but Net  & a flagrant foul and a cruel betrayal send a star player crashing in Mike Lupica s Mrs. Cash  & George Pelecanos s String Music  traces the dangerous escalation of a playground beef & and in Galahad, Inc.,  by Joan H. Parker and Robert B. Parker, a college prodigy seeks unlikely defensive help against a sorority party sex rap.Other literary slam-dunk tales ask just how hard a former Olympic medalist will fight to get back his old glory & what hustle will win you the dunk-or-die prison matchup & and why the pride of the Knicks will never live to see the playoffs. You ll find all the answers inside these pages from acclaimed storytellers Sue DeNymme, Brendan DuBois, Parnell Hall, Laurie R. King, Michael Malone, R. D. Rosen, S. J. Rozan, Justin Scott, and Stephen Solomita. There s the whistle. Here s the tip-off. Let these great clutch shot-makers put you in the zone.
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  1. Otto Penzler, Lawrence Block, Jeffery Deaver, Sue DeNymme, Brendan DuBois, Parnell Hall, Laurie R. King, Laurie R. King, Mike Lupica, Michael Malone, Joan H. Parker, Robert B. Parker, George Pelecanos
  2. Original Basketball Mysteries
  3. INTRODUCTION by Otto Penzler
  4. KELLER ’S DOUBLE DRIBBLE by Lawrence Block
  5. NOTHING BUT NET by Jeffery Deaver
  6. BANK SHOTS by Sue DeNymme
  7. THE TASTE OF SILVER by Brendan DuBois
  8. FEAR OF FAILURE by Parnell Hall
  9. CAT ’S PAW by Laurie R. King
  10. MRS. CASH by Mike Lupica
  11. WHITE TRASH NOIR by Michael Malone
  12. GALAHAD, INC. by Joan H. Parker and Robert B. Parker
  13. STRING MUSIC by George Pelecanos
  14. TONIO HARRIS
  15. SERGEANT PETERS
  16. TONIO HARRIS
  17. SERGEANT PETERS
  18. TONIO HARRIS
  19. MAMZER by R. D. Rosen
  20. SHOTS by S. J. Rozan
  21. IN THE ZONE by Justin Scott
  22. BUBBA by Stephen Solomita
  23. OTTO PENZLER


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