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Prized Possessions: Karl Alberg #5
     

Prized Possessions: Karl Alberg #5

by L. R. Wright
 

It becomes apparent that Emma was the only person who didn’t know how desperate he’d been to leave home. And then there’s Eddie Addison, an overgrown delivery boy, who is dangerously obsessed with a pretty young student. Eddie and Emma seem to have little in common, but when Inspector Karl Alberg is called in, their two sets of disturbing

Overview

It becomes apparent that Emma was the only person who didn’t know how desperate he’d been to leave home. And then there’s Eddie Addison, an overgrown delivery boy, who is dangerously obsessed with a pretty young student. Eddie and Emma seem to have little in common, but when Inspector Karl Alberg is called in, their two sets of disturbing delusions begin to converge.

Editorial Reviews

New York Times
A stunning procedural mystery... the ending is a real killer.
Toronto Sun
L.R. Wright demonstrates once again that she can keep up with the best crime writers—even the Ruth Rendells and the P.D. James.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937384982
Publisher:
Felony & Mayhem, LLC
Publication date:
05/02/2017
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
620,393
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

L.R. Wright worked as a reporter and a columnist until turning to freelance writing full time. She published her first novel, Neighbours, in 1979 and two more in the next five years before turning to the mystery genre. Her first mystery novel, The Suspect, won the 1986 Edgar Award for Best Novel; beating out entries by Simon Brett, Ruth Rendell, and Paul Auster. She went on to write eight more novels in the Karl Alberg Mysteries series between 1986 and 1997.