Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride Cover

Ticket to Ride

By Edward Gorman

Pegasus Books, Hardcover, 9781605980706, 225pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2009

Against this background McCain tries to enjoy himself during the long Labor Day weekend party the town sponsors every year, reuniting with several old friends who appeared throughout the first six novels. Now that they're all in their late twenties some of the old grudges and rivalries seem silly until two of them are murdered for what seems to be a motive buried in the past With the Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan irritating those over thirty and the boys in long hair and girls wearing blouses without bras irritating people even more Sam McCain is forced to realize that his old world, along with the entire country's, is about to end forever.

About the Author
Ed Gorman became a full-time writer in 1984 after a career in advertising. Prolific in the mystery, dark suspense and western genres, he has written more than a hundred stories and many novels, including Stanglehold, due from St. Martin's Press in 2010. His stories have appeared in numerous anthologies, including The Shamus Winners (2010). In 2011 Gorman was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Writers of America.