Manhattan is My Beat
By (author) Jeffery Deaver
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Manhattan is My Beat by Jeffery Deaver
Book DescriptionBack in 1988, a young author emerged onto the crime scene with a fresh and inspiring New York crime series starring a young aspiring film-maker - Rune. The series quickly established their author as one to watch. In this opener, Rune becomes obsessed with the murder of one of the customers at her video store. Mr Kelly had been renting the classic noir movie - MANHATTAN IS MY BEAT - over and over again and she swiftly becomes convinced that the secret to his brutal death is hidden in its black-and-white frames. But what she doesn't realise is that her interest is going to bring her far close to the killer than she ever could have wanted.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780340793114
(178mm x 114mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Hodder Paperback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jeffery Deaver
Manhattan is My Beat, Paperback (December 2016)
Slick, snappy and totally surprising, this is the first Rune thriller and the book that launched Deaver's career.
Shallow Graves, Paperback (December 2016)
The first in the Location Scout trilogy, featuring movie location finder John Pellam.
Death of a Blue Movie Star, Paperback (December 2016)
The second of the Rune thrillers - set in New York.
Bloody River Blues, Paperback (December 2016)» View all books by Jeffery Deaver
The second Location Scout thriller, with John Pellam scouting in the American Midwest.
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Book Review: Manhattan is My Beat by Jeffery Deaver - Reviewed by CloggieA (28 Feb 2011)
Manhattan is My Beat is the first book in Jeffrey Deaver’s Rune series. The main character, Rune, is twenty and petite. She lives in a loft with a glass gazebo and her current employment is in a video store; she loves movies. Rune’s elderly friend is murdered and she becomes convinced he has found the million-dollar proceeds of a bank robbery in the 1930s. Determined to pursue this, she tangles with the NYPD, copywriters, actresses, hit men for the Mafia, illegal immigrants, screenwriters with Alzheimer’s and the US Marshals. Plenty of plot twists and quite a few laughs along the way. Rune seems to be a cross between Kinsey Milhone and Stephanie Plum. Refreshing!
Author Biography - Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of two collections of short stories and 29 internationally bestselling novels, including the latest James Bond novel Carte Blanche. He is best known for his Lincoln Rhyme thrillers, which include the number one bestsellers The Vanished Man, The Twelfth Card and The Cold Moon, as well as The Bone Collector which was made into a feature film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. The first Kathryn Dance novel, The Sleeping Doll, was published in 2007 to enormous acclaim. A three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best Short Story of the year, he has been nominated for an Anthony Award and six Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. He won the WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award in 2001 and in 2004 won the Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger for Best Thriller with Garden of Beasts, and their Short Story Dagger for The Weekender from Twisted. Jeffery Deaver lives in North Carolina and California. Visit his website, www.jefferydeaver.com, Facebook page, www.facebook.com/JefferyDeaver, and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/JefferyDeaver.
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