Hit Me

By Lawrence Block
(Mulholland Books, Paperback, 9780316127349, 352pp.)

Publication Date: October 8, 2013

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"Master mystery writer Block is at the top of his form."--Library Journal (starred review)

A man named Nicholas Edwards lives in New Orleans and renovates houses, making decent money at it. Between his family and his stamps, all of Nicholas's spare time is happily accounted for. Sometimes it's hard to remember that he used to kill people for a living.

But when the nation's economy tanks, taking the construction business with it, just one phone call drags him back into the game. His driver's license may say Nicholas Edwards, but he's back to being the man he always was: Keller.

Keller's work takes him to New York, on a West Indies cruise, and more. But the real high drama when a widow in Cheyenne introduces Keller to her deceased husband's stamp collection...




About the Author
Lawrence Block (b. 1938) is a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America and an internationally acclaimed "New York Times" bestselling author. His awards include a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Writers of America and the Cartier Diamond Dagger Lifetime Achievement Award from the Crime Writers' Association (UK). Although he is best known for his four main mystery series, Block explored a variety of genres, including thrillers and erotica, and developed an early following as a pulp-fiction writer under a number of pseudonyms. Born in Buffalo, New York, Block has three daughters and currently lives with his wife in New York City.

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