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The uestion which of Kramer's marks had given him his very last payoff A politician's beautiful wife with a deadly secret An overly interested ex con A wealthy soft drinks executive Or the mystery perso. Killer s Payoff the 6th entry in Ed McBain s wonderful 87th Precinct series is a uick and entertaining read An interesting fact is that an executive at McBain s publisher was pressuring him to kill off the character of Steve Carella and provide an unmarried strong male character with whom men would identify and women fall in love Thankfully McBain ignored the executive s first wish and still managed to assuage him with a character called Cotton Hawes who figures prominently in this book The storyline is rather singular and linear focusing on just one case the mysterious murder of a blackmailer Much of the book is devoted to chasing down possible victims of the deceased blackmailer to see if any of them might have decided to end the payoffs with a bullet Along the way Cotton wields his charms on than one female apparently fulfilling the publisher s wishes in this regard This is a well written police procedural a product of the times and hampered by only a few weaknesses the greatest of which is the lack of other cases being worked by the ensemble cast of memorable characters inhabiting the Precinct 35 Stars rounded up for McBain s outstanding knack for dialogue Whispers of Feathers payoff A Mount série tome 3 - L'empire du mal politician's beautiful wife with a deadly secret An overly interested ex con A wealthy soft drinks executive Or the mystery Entrepreneurial Vernacular perso. Killer s Payoff the 6th entry in Ed McBain s wonderful 87th Precinct series is a uick and entertaining read An interesting fact is that an executive at McBain s Advanced C Programming by Example publisher was Poslije svega (After, pressuring him to kill off the character of Steve Carella and Die Herrenschneiderei provide an unmarried strong male character with whom men would identify and women fall in love Thankfully McBain ignored the executive s first wish and still managed to assuage him with a character called Cotton Hawes who figures Calling Cards: Uncover Your Calling prominently in this book The storyline is rather singular and linear focusing on just one case the mysterious murder of a blackmailer Much of the book is devoted to chasing down Cities of God possible victims of the deceased blackmailer to see if any of them might have decided to end the Gravitys Rainbow payoffs with a bullet Along the way Cotton wields his charms on than one female apparently fulfilling the Daisy Malone and the Blue Glowing Stone publisher s wishes in this regard This is a well written Pretend God Is Deaf police Cased Images & Tintypes KwikGuide procedural a Las Puertas Del Amor product of the times and hampered by only a few weaknesses the greatest of which is the lack of other cases being worked by the ensemble cast of memorable characters inhabiting the Precinct 35 Stars rounded up for McBain s outstanding knack for dialogue

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He appeared to be a decent upright honest citizenAnd yet appearances can be than deceiving in the world of blackmail and extortion The shocking gangland style murder of known blackmailer Sy Kramer begs. This is another solid early entry in McBain s 87th Precinct series At this point in the series McBain was still grooming the character of Cotton Hawes to be a major player on the 87th Precinct s team of detectives and much of the book focuses on him In particular McBain was under instruction to make Hawes especially attractive to females and so Hawes has several opportunities to display his talents in this regardA blackmailer named Sy Kramer is gunned down in the street apparently by an expert marksman The detectives examine Kramer s bank statements and then try to trace the source of his income back to his victims If they can identify the blackmailer s victims they will have a list of people with a great motive to silence KramerThe investigation also reveals that Kramer recently took a hunting trip to an exclusive lodge and got into an argument with another of the guests who has mysteriously disappeared This provides another avenue of exploration and all of these developments will lead to a climax that could prove deadly for one of the investigating detectivesAll in all this is a uick fun read that will be appreciated by any of the fans of this series The Freeze-Frame Revolution point in the series McBain was still grooming the character of Cotton Hawes to be a major The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 player on the 87th Precinct s team of detectives and much of the book focuses on him In Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus particular McBain was under instruction to make Hawes especially attractive to females and so Hawes has several opportunities to display his talents in this regardA blackmailer named Sy Kramer is gunned down in the street apparently by an expert marksman The detectives examine Kramer s bank statements and then try to trace the source of his income back to his victims If they can identify the blackmailer s victims they will have a list of His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch people with a great motive to silence KramerThe investigation also reveals that Kramer recently took a hunting trip to an exclusive lodge and got into an argument with another of the guests who has mysteriously disappeared This The Doctors Dating Bargain provides another avenue of exploration and all of these developments will lead to a climax that could The Collection prove deadly for one of the investigating detectivesAll in all this is a uick fun read that will be appreciated by any of the fans of this series

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N who had fattened Kramer's wallet by the thousands The detectives of the 87th Precinct must break the chain that links the dead man's associates and single out a killer before someone else cashes it in. Enjoyable read about an extortionist I was partially able to figure out the whodunit but was still surprised at the end


10 thoughts on “Killer's Payoff

  1. says:

    When a blackmailer is shot dead on the street there are suspects aplenty Turns out the recently departed swindler was bilking uite a few people with threats to expose their deep dark secrets and shameful photographsThe detectives of the 87th once again rely on good old fashioned police work to solve this crime From unproductive phone calls to face to face interviews with suspects and witnesses it's time consuming tedious workex

  2. says:

    This is another solid early entry in McBain's 87th Precinct series At this point in the series McBain was still grooming the character

  3. says:

    The guys at the 87th Precinct have a proper little mystery on their hands when serial blackmailer Sy Kramer gets blown away in a drive by shooting They find there are no shortage of suspects My copy of Killer's Payoff had a fascinating intro

  4. says:

    Awhile ago my friend asked me to recommend some good mystery series that take place in New York Ed McBain's 87th Precinct series was the first thing that popped into my mind While the series takes place in a fictional city called Isola it's New York City through and through McBain essentially rotated a map of Manhattan the outer boroughs Long Island and New Jersey 90 degrees and renamed everything If you're fam

  5. says:

    Pretty goodOld school story set in an old school precinct has a lot of character and great for anyone looking for a bones deep crime novel

  6. says:

    Killer’s Payoff the 6th entry in Ed McBain’s wonderful 87th Precinct series is a uick and entertaining read An interesting fact is that an executive at McBain’s publisher was pressuring him to kill off the character of Steve Carella and provide an unmarried strong male character with whom men would identify and women fall in love Thank

  7. says:

    This was a really solid and fun little mystery You can tell that one of the characters is being pushed a little too hard as a lothario and according to the author's introduction this was at the insistence of the publishers A

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    Audiobooks do something like what movies of books do Just as a movie gives you visuals of a book audiobooks give you voices like old time radio did The narrator usually does a different voice for each character which is nice; you know them by their voices But another important aspect of audiobooks is that when you hear a book read aloud it

  9. says:

    Enjoyable read about an extortionist I was partially able to figure out the whodunit but was still surprised at the end

  10. says:

    Number 6 in the series Another good read

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