cover image Eight Black Horses

Eight Black Horses

Ed McBain. Avon Books, $4.99 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-380-70029-5

McBain brings back the Deaf Man to baffle the police of his 87th precinct. By switching the narrative back and forth from the police officers to the psychotic criminal, the author creates tension that lasts until the shattering conclusion. ""Ingenious,'' PW stated. (June)