California Thriller by Max ByrdCalifornia Thriller by Max Byrd

California Thriller

byMax Byrd

Hardcover | October 16, 2012

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Re-released for the first time in years, the hit action-packed thriller features the unforgettable, original P.I. Mike Haller.

P.I. Mike Haller is on the case to find a newsman who suddenly went missing in Sacramento Valley. A tearful, boozy wife has paid him to find her husband, but someone else is attempting to dissuade him—using a .38 with Haller’s name and address on it. Packed with crime-stopping action, romance, and suspenseful twists and turns, California Thriller is an exhilarating journey full of snowballing leads and Mike Haller in a race to save thousands of lives.
Max Byrd is the award-winning author of fourteen books, including four bestselling historical novels and California Thriller, for which he received the Shamus Award. He was educated at Harvard and King’s College Cambridge, England, and has taught at Yale, Stanford, and the University of California. Byrd is a Contributing Editor of The ...
Title:California ThrillerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.98 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:Turner Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1630262897

ISBN - 13:9781630262891


Editorial Reviews

“Sharp writing . . . exciting . . . fulfills the promise of its title.” —Publishers Weekly“Max Byrd is an expert at mingling real historical figures with his invented characters.” —The New York Times“Lock Byrd’s cage and throw away the key—until he slips out a few more thrillers.” —The Philadelphia Enquirer“Max Byrd is a fine and forceful writer.” —Lawrence Block, bestselling author of Eight Million Ways to Die“Max Byrd is in the first division of American crime writing.” —The New York Times