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The Queen of Bedlam

by Robert McCammon

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The Queen of Bedlam by Robert McCammon
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2007
    656 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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The unsolved murder of a respected doctor has sent ripples of fear throughout a city teeming with life and noise and commerce. Who snuffed out the good man's life with the slash of a blade on a midnight street? The local printmaster has labeled the fiend "the Masker," adding fuel to a volatile mystery...and when the Masker claims a new victim, hardworking young law clerk Matthew Corbett is lured into a maze of forensic clues and heart-pounding investigation that will both test his natural penchant for detection and inflame his hunger for justice.

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"Starred Review. McCammon brilliantly captures colonial New York and closes with a tantalizing cliffhanger that suggests more exciting sleuthing to come." - Publishers Weekly.

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Robert Rick McCammon was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on 17 July 1952. He received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Alabama in 1974; following graduation, McCammon wrote advertising copy for Birmingham businesses and newspapers. Failing to get his short stories into print, he wrote his first full-length novel, Baal and shortly thereafter began writing full-time.

McCammon has now written over 19 novels and is a New York Times bestseller. He is best known for Swan Song and Boy's Life, both still in print after two decades. McCammon is a frequent nominee and winner of the Bram Stoker Award and has won several World Fantasy Awards.

McCammon resides in Birmingham, Alabama. Visit him at http://www.robertmccammon.com/

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