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For Edgar
For Edgar
Author: Sheldon Rusch
ISBN-13: 9780425204092
ISBN-10: 042520409X
Publication Date: 8/2/2005
Pages: 320
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

3.2 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Hardcover
Book Type: Hardcover
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The "Edgar" of Rusch's sharply written debut is Edgar Allan Poe himself: somebody is committing murders in Poe's name and leaving behind garish works of art to mark the connectionsuch as a woman's skull with a gold ribbon dangling from an eye socket. The little girl who finds the skull in an oak tree in a park near Chicago takes home a vital clue associated with "The Gold Bug." Elizabeth Taylor Hewitt, a special agent of the Illinois state police, enlists her ex-lover, Scott Gregory, who just happens to be a Poe expert. With quality ingredients like these, Hewitt could well be back for another outingand some day Rusch may be handed an Edgar of his own. Great book with a surprise ending!
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