The Strangler

by Landay, William
4.9 out of 5 Customer Rating
ISBN: 9780345539465
Used - Trade Paperback - 9780345539465


Before the New York Times bestselling success of Defending Jacob, William Landay wrote this widely acclaimed second novel of crime and suspense, which was named a Favorite Crime Novel of the Year by the Los Angeles Times and several other newspapers.

Boston, 1963. Meet the charming, brawling Daley brothers. Joe is a cop whose gambling habits have dragged him down into the city's underworld. Michael is a lawyer, always the smartest man in the room. And Ricky is the youngest son, a prince of thieves whose latest heist may be his last. For the Daleys, crime is the family business--they're simply on different sides of it. Then a killer, a man who hunts women with brutal efficiency and no sign of stopping, strikes too close to the Daley home. The brothers unite to find the Strangler, a journey that leads to the darkest corners of Boston--and exposes an even deeper mystery that threatens to tear the family apart.

Includes an excerpt of Defending Jacob


Los Angeles Times - The Guardian - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - The Kansas City Star

"Reminiscent of Dennis Lehane's Mystic River, the novel takes us into a dark world where goodness is smothered and villainy thrives. . . . I was completely riveted."--The Boston Globe

"A dense and satisfying novel of crime and retribution . . . Landay has] been touted as the natural successor to George V. Higgins."--The Independent

"A gripping, atmospheric saga."--The Wall Street Journal

"An impressive and satisfying performance."--The Washington Post

"Smart and surprising."--Esquire

  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Landay, William
  • ISBN: 9780345539465
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 8.01 x 0.92
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • Publication Year: 2012

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