Downtown Author:Ed McBain Ed McBain, author of the best-selling 87th Precinct novels, now takes you "Downtown" in a bold, new deprture of a novel that will make you laugh, cry, and tingle with the special brand of electrifying suspense that only McBain knows how to generate. — Michael Barnes has only twenty-four hours to survive the wildest ride in his life. It's going t... more »o take every last ounce of his cunning and guts, and it's going to be the fastest, funniest 24 hours ever packed into one novel.
Just published in England to an ovation from the critics, "Downtown" has "a plot to match Hitchcock in its bizarre twists and sneaky deceptions" (The Daily Telegraph). "It's supurbly written, terse yet terrifically funny," said prominent politician and critic Gerald Kaufman. "In other words, Downtown has it all" (The Daily Mail).« less