End Game

End Game A stylish mystery featuring a bright appealing cop who s drawn away from investigating the murder of his partner when a bizarre serial killer engages him in a clever game of chess in which the pawns

  • Title: End Game
  • Author: Dev Stryker
  • ISBN: 9780812515978
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Paperback
  • A stylish mystery featuring a bright, appealing cop who s drawn away from investigating the murder of his partner when a bizarre serial killer engages him in a clever game of chess in which the pawns are real people and the chess board itself is the Upper East Side of Manhattan.A high tension game of cat and mouse that turns Manhattan into a giant chess board.

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    1. PLOT OR PREMISE:A body is found with the letter "P" carved into its forehead. P stands for pawn, and it is dumped in upper Manhattan, using the streets as a chessboard. The Knight and Bishop follow. And the chess-game begins. Inspector Regal has been chosen by the killer to play the game, which he does through moves placed in the New York Times. As long as the game is interesting, no more bodies. But Regal is not a very good chess player, the game becomes dull for the killer, and another body ap [...]

    2. Inhoud: Het eerste lijk wordt gevonden in een vuilnisbak in een van de sjiekste wijken van New York, het tweede niet ver daarvandaan. Pas bij het derde slachtoffer realiseert hoofdinspecteur Paul Regal zich dat de bizarre moorden verband houden met de mysterieuze telefoontjes die hij sinds kort ontvangt.Plotseling doorziet Paul Regal welk morbide spel de moordenaar speelt. Hij wordt door de moordenaar uitgedaagd voor een luguber partijte schaak! De straten van New York fungeren als bord, de lijk [...]

    3. One of my very few 5-star authors, given the number of authors I've read. Unfortunately, after End Game, Stryker wrote two more books. The first one was Deathright and introduced a new character. It was two stars, at best, and I never bothered to read the follow-up.Makes you wonder what happens

    4. interesting read. its always fun reading detective novels set in the 90s. They are usually misogynistic, and technology is a foreign concept. a fun blast to the past.

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