King's Ransom

King's Ransom

An 87th Precinct Mystery

Large Print - 2006
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Douglas King has a king-sized problem. His chauffeur's son has been kidnapped. If he pays the ransom, it could ruin the greatest business deal of his life. If he doesn't pay it, the boys at the 87th Precinct could end up with a case of cold-blooded murder on their hands. . . .
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2006, c1959
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780786291731
Branch Call Number: LP MCB
Characteristics: 311 p. (large print) ; 23 cm


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Dec 06, 2011

The book was written in 1959 and you will see some serious moral dilemmas throughout this simple but engaging story. Even if the conclusion is evident, it has a glorious and not expected twist. For this reason, the book still holds the road in a quaint, cute, and simple way. Kudos for Mc Bain.

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