POISON - An 87th Precinct Novel Author:Ed McBain Is Marilyn Hollis killing her lovers? That's what the detectives at the 87th Precinct want to know. One by one the bodies are piling up: a series of attractive men are being murdered. The only thing the victims have in common is that at one time they all knew Marilyn Hollis intimately. — Detective Hal Willis of the 87th Precinct looks like he's n... more »ext in line. He's broken the cardinal rule of police work: never fall in love with a suspect.
Marilyn draws him like a dangerous siren, protesting her innocence, slowly confessing her sordid past. The sinister web unravels: a life of duplicity and men. Lots of men.
Detectives Steve Carella and Hal Willis find themselves caught in the most dangerous and seductive of crimes: a case in which cops become victims, lying eyes speak the truth, love is the killer, and love is the cure.« less