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A Stab in the Dark - Lawrence Block
A Stab in the Dark
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Louis Pinell, the recently apprehended "Icepick Prowler," freely admits to having slain seven young women nine years ago -- but be swears it was a copycat who killed Barbara Ettinger Matthew Scudder believes him. But the trail to Ettinger's true murderer is twisted, dark and dangerous...and even... show more
Louis Pinell, the recently apprehended "Icepick Prowler," freely admits to having slain seven young women nine years ago -- but be swears it was a copycat who killed Barbara Ettinger Matthew Scudder believes him. But the trail to Ettinger's true murderer is twisted, dark and dangerous...and even colder than the almost decade-old corpse the p.i. is determined to avenge.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780380715749 (0380715740)
Publisher: Avon
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Matthew Scudder (#4)
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blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it
4.0 A Stab In The Dark
It's going to get harder and harder writing fresh reviews for these Lawrence Block novels, that don't sound terribly repetitive! Once again he has written a solid piece of detective mystery fiction in this latest installment in his Matthew Scudder series, about an ex-cop who lives a lonely life in a...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
4.0 A Stab In The Dark (Matthew Scudder #4)
I was in kind of a cranky mood when I began this installment of my adventures with Matthew Scudder- in one of those nitpicky modes where anything that can annoy you will do so. I even got so far as starting on a bit of a tirade regarding the use of an icepick as a murder weapon (see below). But, thi...
Cathy67
Cathy67 rated it
Forever Questions Answered About New York City BoroughsFrom the book...SoHo is from South of Houston (street location)Tribeca is from Triangle Below Canal***********Matthew Scudder is such a tortured anguished, unlicensed P.I. I hate that overused word for these protagonist and hate that word prota...
book reviews forevermore
book reviews forevermore rated it
3.0
A lightweight read at only 156 pages. Good suspense and interesting mystery.In this one, a serial killer is caught by police. The catch? He only confesses to seven of the murders and has an airtight alibi for the eighth. The father of the eighth victim realizes he needs a new kind of closure and hir...
brandonsears
brandonsears rated it
4.0 A Stab in the Dark
This is by far, my favorite of the Scudder books at this point. Once again, I am presented with the 5 star problem. With the other 3 getting the same rating, how do I differentiate between the installments? I don't have an answer for that. Stop making me feel bad!I really wanted to open this rev...
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