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Money, Money, Money : A Novel of the 87th Precinct

3 Ratings: 3.7
A book by Ed McBain

Steve Carella, Meyer Meyer, and Fat Ollie Weeks having been working the 87th Precinct for more than 40 years, but they're still the top dicks in town for devotees of Ed McBain's absorbing police procedurals. When a pretty, red-haired, ex-military pilot … see full wiki

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Author: Ed McBain
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
3 reviews about Money, Money, Money : A Novel of the 87th...
review by . October 24, 2005
The first Ed McBain novel I read was the last he ever wrote. Fortunately for me there are more than 50 87th Precinct novels for me to work through: this is my third or fourth.     McBain seems to have written to a formula, but he executed that formula brilliantly. Several stories going on at once. Each of the characters is sharply defined, but a few get extra detail, like Detective Steve Cardella. Cardella has a deaf (yeah, I know: politically incorrect) wife, twins who grow …
review by . April 28, 2004
Ed McBain's 51st entry in the 87th Precinct series shows the author in fine fettle, robust even. It's an enjoyable, somewhat unusual novel, a good page-turner as McBains nearly always are. If it's less than his best, it's not from lack of trying.Someone is moving funny money through the streets of Isola. A woman gets fed to the lions. A guy turns up dead in a garbage can. A peaceful burglar gets an odd visit from a Secret Service agent. A group of terrorists from the Middle East plot an explosion …
review by . October 22, 2001
A Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster, and winner of Britain's Golden Dagger award, McBain remains in top form in this 51st 87th Precinct novel. Drugrunners, counterfeiters and terrorists bring mayhem and murder to Isola's Christmas season as Steve Carella (still 40 after 45 years) catches the lead on the case of the lady in the lion's den.Cass Ridley, Gulf War pilot, earns some quick cash flying in a few loads of she-asks-not-what from Mexico. When an ordinary burglar steals some of her hard-earned …
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