Author(s): Ed McBain
When a wealthy businessman is faced with a kidnapping, the ransom could ruin his biggest deal ever unless Detective Steve Carella can find the culprits before the kidnapping turns to murder. McBain has the ability to make every character believable which few writers these days can do. Associated Press McBain forces us to think twice about every character we meet even those we thought we already knew." New York Times Book Review"