Misery Bay

Misery Bay

[an Alex McKnight Novel]

Book - 2011
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The New York Times Bestseller

One of The Boston Globe 's Best Mysteries of 2011

ALEX MCKNIGHT IS BACK in the long-awaited return of one of crime fiction's most critically acclaimed series.

On a frozen January night, a young man loops one end of a long rope over the branch of a tree. The other end he ties around his neck. A snowmobiler will find him thirty-six hours later, his lifeless eyes staring out at the endless cold water of Lake Superior. It happens in a lonely corner of the Upper Peninsula, in a place they call Misery Bay.
Alex McKnight does not know this young man, and he won't even hear about the suicide until another cold night, two months later and 250 miles away, when the door to the Glasgow Inn opens and the last person Alex would ever expect to see comes walking in to ask for his help.
What seems like a simple quest to find a few answers will turn into a nightmare of sudden violence and bloody revenge, and a race against time to catch a ruthless killer. McKnight knows all about evil, of course, having faced down a madman who killed his partner and left a bullet next to his heart. Mobsters, drug dealers, hit men--he's seen them all, and they've taken away almost everything he's ever loved. But none of them could have ever prepared him for the darkness he's about to face.

Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312380434
Branch Call Number: HAMI
Characteristics: 294 p. ; 25 cm

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Feb 20, 2017

This was a great story and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I got to the last 50 or so pages and had to keep reading to find out "who done it". I have really enjoy all of Steve Hamilton's novels.

Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.

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deRougemont
Dec 11, 2011

Gets off to a slower start than some of Hamilton's books but picks up quickly. The usual cast of engaging characters, a central concept that is out of the ordinary and clever plotting make this an enjoyable read.

debwalker Jun 18, 2011

"The latest and best in the superb Alex McKnight series, set in Michigan’s rugged Upper Peninsula, has Alex facing the worst case of his career. A serial killer has centred his work in the isolated hamlet of Misery Bay. McKnight is at his laid-back and intelligent best as he confronts a man who is less an understandable criminal than outright evil,"
Margaret Cannon
Globe and Mail June 15 2011

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