Eight Black Horses (87th Precinct Novel)

by Ed McBain | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0380700298 Global Overview for this book
Registered by ILuvToRead2 of Chicago, Illinois USA on 3/1/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by ILuvToRead2 from Chicago, Illinois USA on Monday, March 01, 2004
There was a dead body or two. They were Christmas greetings from the Deaf Man, the master criminal who is back with deadly plans for the 87th Precinct. Detectives King, Carella and Meyer know the messages are clues to where the Deaf Man will strike next. What they don't know is that the Deaf Man has a special surprise in store for one of them, a grisly present for another, and a horrifying act of revenge for all the cops determined to catch this psychopathic killer. The Deaf Man is one of McBain's best characters. Every time he pops up, the adventure is extraordinary.

Journal Entry 2 by ILuvToRead2 from Chicago, Illinois USA on Monday, March 14, 2005
Mailed to BigrTex as part of a Reverse Wishlist Relay. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 3 by BigrTex from Cedar Park, Texas USA on Monday, March 21, 2005
Received from ILuvToRead2 as part of the international reverse wish list bookrelay. I enjoy McBain's 87th Precinct mysteries, and recently read another with the deaf man, so I look forward to reading this.


Journal Entry 4 by BigrTex from Cedar Park, Texas USA on Monday, August 22, 2005
I read this last week. It is not my favorite 87th Precinct novel. I enjoy the deaf man a lot and that is probably what saved the story for me. It felt like McBain phoned in the characters in this one. The acting was robotic and cardboard. I knew (or guessed) too much of what was going to happen too soon. He had some good ideas, he just didn't execute them as well as I felt he could have.

This book has been sent off with another 87th Precinct novel that I received from ILuvToRead2. Thanks again for sending them!

Journal Entry 5 by BigrTex at on Monday, August 22, 2005

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Sent this morning with a copy of Cop Hater.


Journal Entry 6 by fungirl503 from Portland, Oregon USA on Wednesday, August 31, 2005
got this book in the mail today. Thank you so much. What a nice treat and such a surprised. I just love ed mcbain books

Journal Entry 7 by fungirl503 from Portland, Oregon USA on Monday, May 14, 2007
what does the deaf man have in store for the 87th this time? He sends them 12 different pictures of clues what can the deaf man trying to tell the 87th?
He is sending pictures of clues the first one 8 black horses
second clue is 5 police issue walkie talkies
third clue three hand cuffs..there is more and they do add up to a big surprised at the end.
This book is going as a surprised to tstip

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going to tstip

Journal Entry 9 by tstip from Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania USA on Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Thank you so much for the RABCK!! What a wonderful surprise!! When I receive a RABCK I always do one of my own to pass on the giving. Heading over to the wish list to see if I can fulfill some wishes!

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