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    Killer's Wedge by Ed McBain (1959)

    A woman holds up the entire station, with a gun in one hand a bottle of nitro in the other, her target Steve Carella. She just has to wait for him to come to the station... Superb, this is how you write a thriller. The tension builds throughout and when the book jumped to another scene I wanted...
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    Lady Killer by Ed McBain (1958)

    A kid delivers a letter to the desk sergeant and scarpers. Inside the letter is a cut and paste letter, like a ransom note with the words "I will kill the lady tonight at 8 What can you do about it?" stuck to a sheet of paper. So begins a 12 hour manhunt to find the victim and the killer...