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Alex McKnight Novels #4: North of Nowhere: An Alex McKnight Novel

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North of Nowhere, Edgar-winning author Steve Hamiltons fourth book in his bestselling Alex McKnight series, for the first time in trade paperback
 
Summer has finally arrived in Paradise, Michigan, but Alex McKnight doesn't seem to notice the change in the weather. He's been retreating into own his private world the past few months and now he barely leaves his cabin except to go have his meals in the nearby Glasgow Inn. The Inn's proprietor, Jackie, is more and more concerned with Alex's state, and the last straw comes as he watches Alex morosely counting up his "failures" on the eve of his 49th birthday-- his marriage, his baseball career, his stint in the Detroit police. He offers his friend an ultimatum: "Either I take you to the airport and put your ass on a plane to Moosehide or you play poker with me tonight."

The other poker players are men Alex hardly knows, in a posh house near the water. In the middle of the game, masked robbers invade the premises, hold the players at gunpoint and proceed to rob the homeowner. Alex is roused to action and so is his former detective partner, Leon Prudell. Working first against one another and later together, they discover that the crime is far more complex than a simple robbery. There is murder and greed and revenge involved, and a wild chase on the waters of Lake Superior before Alex is forced to realize that there is no retreat from life. And that maybe this is a good thing.

Synopsis:

“I really like his main character, Alex McKnight, and Im ready to revisit Paradise, Michigan.”—James Patterson

 

New York Times Bestselling Author of Die a Stranger

Steve Hamiltons novels have won the mystery worlds most prestigious awards. Now, in North of Nowhere, he returns to Michigans Upper Peninsula, where former Detroit cop Alex McKnight has learned that wherever money goes, envy isnt far behind.

After a game of cards turns into a professional heist, Alex McKnight finds himself lying facedown on the floor with a gun to the back of his head. When the dust settles, McKnight is one of the police chiefs lead suspects. Worse, one of the other card players has the same idea, and he has no qualms about exercising some vigilante justice of his own. Now, Alex knows he is the only one who can uncover the truth. But hes about to discover how dark this conspiracy truly is—or how close to guilt he actually stands. . . .

Synopsis:

Edgar-winning author Steve Hamiltons fourth book in his bestselling Alex McKnight series, for the first time in trade paperback
 
Summer has finally arrived in Paradise, Michigan, but Alex McKnight doesn't seem to notice the change in the weather. He's been retreating into own his private world the past few months and now he barely leaves his cabin except to go have his meals in the nearby Glasgow Inn. The Inn's proprietor, Jackie, is more and more concerned with Alex's state, and the last straw comes as he watches Alex morosely counting up his "failures" on the eve of his 49th birthday-- his marriage, his baseball career, his stint in the Detroit police. He offers his friend an ultimatum: "Either I take you to the airport and put your ass on a plane to Moosehide or you play poker with me tonight."

The other poker players are men Alex hardly knows, in a posh house near the water. In the middle of the game, masked robbers invade the premises, hold the players at gunpoint and proceed to rob the homeowner. Alex is roused to action and so is his former detective partner, Leon Prudell. Working first against one another and later together, they discover that the crime is far more complex than a simple robbery. There is murder and greed and revenge involved, and a wild chase on the waters of Lake Superior before Alex is forced to realize that there is no retreat from life. And that maybe this is a good thing.

About the Author

Steve Hamilton was born and raised in the Detroit area. He now lives in upstate New York with his wife and children. His first novel, A Cold Day in Paradise won the 1997 SMP/ PWA Award for Best First Private Eye Novel, the 1999 Edgar Award, and the Shamus Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250029249
Author:
Hamilton, Steve
Publisher:
Minotaur Books
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Thrillers/Suspense
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/Private Investigators
Subject:
Thrillers/General
Subject:
Thrillers/Crime
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
20130431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1.135 lb

Related Subjects

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"Synopsis" by ,

“I really like his main character, Alex McKnight, and Im ready to revisit Paradise, Michigan.”—James Patterson

 

New York Times Bestselling Author of Die a Stranger

Steve Hamiltons novels have won the mystery worlds most prestigious awards. Now, in North of Nowhere, he returns to Michigans Upper Peninsula, where former Detroit cop Alex McKnight has learned that wherever money goes, envy isnt far behind.

After a game of cards turns into a professional heist, Alex McKnight finds himself lying facedown on the floor with a gun to the back of his head. When the dust settles, McKnight is one of the police chiefs lead suspects. Worse, one of the other card players has the same idea, and he has no qualms about exercising some vigilante justice of his own. Now, Alex knows he is the only one who can uncover the truth. But hes about to discover how dark this conspiracy truly is—or how close to guilt he actually stands. . . .

"Synopsis" by ,
Edgar-winning author Steve Hamiltons fourth book in his bestselling Alex McKnight series, for the first time in trade paperback
 
Summer has finally arrived in Paradise, Michigan, but Alex McKnight doesn't seem to notice the change in the weather. He's been retreating into own his private world the past few months and now he barely leaves his cabin except to go have his meals in the nearby Glasgow Inn. The Inn's proprietor, Jackie, is more and more concerned with Alex's state, and the last straw comes as he watches Alex morosely counting up his "failures" on the eve of his 49th birthday-- his marriage, his baseball career, his stint in the Detroit police. He offers his friend an ultimatum: "Either I take you to the airport and put your ass on a plane to Moosehide or you play poker with me tonight."

The other poker players are men Alex hardly knows, in a posh house near the water. In the middle of the game, masked robbers invade the premises, hold the players at gunpoint and proceed to rob the homeowner. Alex is roused to action and so is his former detective partner, Leon Prudell. Working first against one another and later together, they discover that the crime is far more complex than a simple robbery. There is murder and greed and revenge involved, and a wild chase on the waters of Lake Superior before Alex is forced to realize that there is no retreat from life. And that maybe this is a good thing.

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