This is Real Life Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | March 2, 2015

    Anna Lyndsey: IMG My Top 10 Talking Books



    I have always been a reader, but eight years ago, strange circumstances conspired to make me totally book-dependent. I was stuck within four walls,... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.95
List price: $13.99
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Mystery- A to Z

This title in other editions

Killer on the Road

by

Killer on the Road Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Martin Michael Plunkett is a product of his times — the possessor of a genius intellect, a pitiless soul of brushed steel, and a heart of blackest evil. With criminal tendencies forged in the fires of L.A.'s Charles Manson hysteria, he comes to the bay city of San Francisco — and submits to savage and terrible impulses that reveal to him his true vocation as a pure and perfect murderer. And so begins his decade of discovery and terror, as he cuts a bloody swath across the full length of a land, ingeniously exploiting and feeding upon a society's obsessions. As he maneuvers deftly through a seamy world of drugs, flesh, and perversions, the media will call him many things — but Martin Plunkett's real name is Death. His brilliant, twisted mind is a horriying place to explore. His madness reflects a nation's own. The killer is on the road. And there's nowhere in America to hide.

About the Author

James Ellroy was born in 1948 in Los Angeles, the city that serves as backdrop for his acclaimed crime fiction. His novels include L.A. Confidential (which was made into an Academy Award-winning motion picture in 1997), Because the Night, Brown's Requiem, The Big Nowhere, White Jazz, The Black Dahlia, and American Tabloid.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380808960
Author:
Ellroy, James
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by James Ellroy
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
San francisco
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Hard-boiled
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
Serial murderers
Subject:
Plunkett, martin (fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
19990631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.25 in 10.16 oz

Other books you might like

  1. Crime Wave: Reportage and Fiction... Used Trade Paper $5.50
  2. The Cold Six Thousand Used Trade Paper $3.50
  3. Down River: A Novel Used Mass Market $3.50
  4. A Drink Before the War (Patrick...
    Used Mass Market $4.50
  5. Nineteen Seventy-Four (Vintage... Used Trade Paper $6.95
  6. Artists in Crime (Dead Letter Mysteries) Used Mass Market $4.50

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » Featured Titles
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Contemporary Thrillers

Killer on the Road Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.95 In Stock
Product details 272 pages Perennial - English 9780380808960 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.