By Ira Levin
A glossy vintage, this novel set a brand new usual within the artwork of puzzle and suspense in its exploration of the legal mind.
A Kiss earlier than Dying not just debuted the expertise of best-selling novelist Ira Levin to rave reports and an Edgar Award, it additionally set a brand new ordinary within the paintings of mental suspense. It tells the stunning story of a tender guy who will cease at nothing—not even murder—to get the place he desires to move. For he has desires; plans. He additionally has appeal, attractiveness, intelligence. And he has an issue. Her identify is Dorothy; she loves him, and she's pregnant. the answer may possibly call for determined measures. yet, then, he seems like the type of man who may break out with murder.
First released 1953
“The publication is a succession of relatively valid surprises, the suspense is admirably sustained, the element is thorough and convincing, and the writing is significantly above the extent often linked to fictional crime and fervour. A excitement to recommend.”
- the hot Yorker
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EPUB | English | 245 pages | ISBN 9780385753128
Published: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015
This follows Uncaged, because the second booklet of The Singular risk series.
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Nothing would take her from him. Not now. For years, he‟d thought her dead. He had so much to make up to his woman but he‟d work until she forgave him. Mace lifted the box, balancing it on a limb as he climbed a little higher. He worked his way up the tree until he was certain the box couldn‟t be seen from the ground. He secured it to the thick, sturdy trunk. After tightening the last tie, he dropped onto the branch below him. With sure footing, he skimmed over the branches, jumping from the lowest limb to land beside Honie.
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