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In this 87th Precinct thriller, Detective Steve Carella must track down a killer who's systematically rubbing out all the city's graffiti artists, leaving each victim mischievously splashed with paint and blood. Foul play takes another form when an old nemesis, the Dead Man, taunts Carella and the 87 with riddling clues for solving a crime, or crimes, not yet committed. Given what he's deduced from the prankish perpetrator, Carella strongly suspects the crime will take place during a free rock and rap concert scheduled to take place in the city's largest park.As Carella tries desperately to second guess him, the Dead Man meticulously puts together a plan to carry off a multi-million dollar coup. Soon Carella finds himself racing against time in a game of wits that could leave the city reeling under an onslaught of dirty tricks from one of the underworld's masters of criminal mischief.
©1993 Ed McBain; (P)1993 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
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By Anthony on 12-12-11

Another good title from McBain

Also enjoy McBain, this was another good title in the 87th precinct series. Looking forward to the next one.

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By Patricia on 05-24-12

I Love the Step by Step Detail

Would you listen to Mischief again? Why?

This is good Story and I will Listen Many Times

What did you like best about this story?

The Ending Was Not a Surprise

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By steven laws on 07-07-16

the depth man

l like the depth man He so evil 😈 and he be back
jack ass. so I be reading. make fools of them all

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By Laura on 03-14-09

Truly awful drivel

Truly awful drivel of the worst kind. Do not waste your time. Could not hold my interest whatsoever.

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