Tanner on Ice
An Evan Tanner NovelBook - 1998
Lawrence Block is best-known for his popular mystery series featuring bookseller/burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr and ex-alcoholic detective Matthew Scudder. But in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he created a globe-trotting adventurer with a highly developed taste for exotic locales?Evan Michael Tanner. Tanner's been on an extended vacation and, at last, Block has brought him back.Ever since his New Jersery assignment went awry in 1972, Tanner has'believe or not'been stuck in deep freeze. He has been thawed out however, and is ready to catch up on lost time. No sooner does he make himself available when he is recruited for another covert assignment destabilizing the government of Burma, the victim of a rebel movement. Exotic surroundings, drug trafficking, an exiled Russian beauty, and a mysterious dead man create an edgy and entertaining puzzle for Tanner to piece together.In a novel both zany and suspenseful, fans will finally learn where Tanner's been all these years'and where he's going next. ? Lawrence Block fans have been waiting for a new Evan Tanner mystery for 25 years. ? Signet will release the early Evan Tanner books in mass market editions. ? A teaser chapter of Tanner on Ice will appear in the Rhodenbarr mystery, The Burglar in the Library.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c1998.
Characteristics: 248 p. ;,24 cm.