Downtown Author:Ed McBain "Downtown" you'll meet Michael Barnes, a lone out-of-town businessman in New York City on Christmas Eve with a couple of hours to kill before his plane leaves. It promises to be a sweet interlude when he meets a lovely blonde in a bar. But first his identification and all his money are stolen, and next his rental car - only to resurface on the... more » other side of twon with an unexpected passenger: a corpse.
Hre are every reader's brightest, glittering fantasies and blackest nightmares about the Big Apple. Michael Barnes has only twenty-four hours to survive the wildest ride in his life. It's going to take every last ounce of his cunning and guts, and it's going to be the fastest, funniest twenty-four hours ever packed into one novel.« less