Trangressions: Bk. #1Book - 2005
The first of two novellas from the collection of previously unpublished works includes pieces by two of today's top writers and features Lawrence Block's Keller's Adjustment, in which the popular assassin sets out to reexamine his life in the wake of September 11, and Forever, by Jeffery Deaver, in which police statistician Talbot Simms begins to smell a rat when wealthy county residents begin killing themselves. Reprint.
New York Times bestsellers Lawrence Block and Jeffrey Deaver each provided a brand-new, never-before-published tale for this unique collection of stories, Transgressions Vol. 1, edited by New York Times bestselling author and mystery legend Ed McBain.
"Keller's Adjustment," by Lawrence Block: Block returns to everyone's favorite hitman, Keller, from his bestsellers The Hit Man and The Hit List. In the Aftermath of 9/11, Keller is questioning his life and the choices he's made, dealing out philosophy and murder on a meandering road trip from one end of the America to the other.
"Forever" by Jeffery Deaver: Talbot Simms is an unusual cop. He's a statistician with the Westbrook County Sheriff's Department. When wealthy county resident's begin killing themselves one after another, Simms begins to believe that there is something more at play. And what he discovers will change his life . . . forever.