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A call girl warns former cop Matthew Scudder that a homicidal psycho he helped convict is out of jail and seeking revenge. "The New York settings are superbly authentic, the dialogue is hip . . . and the resolution . . . is hair-raising," said PW.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
"A Smooth, Chilling Suspense Novel That Stretches Nerves Wire-Tight" -- -- Boston Herald
"Absolutely Riveting . . . Non-Stop Tension And A Finish That Will Leave You Bug-Eyed" -- -- Washington Post Book World
"This Is Primo Stuff" -- -- The New York Times Book Review --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
I was mildly entertained by Lawrence Block's "Even the Wicked." "A Walk Among the Tombstones" was gritty enough to get me to try my third Matthew Scudder: "A Ticket to the... Read morePublished on Feb. 21 2003 by nobizinfla
I read all eight sample pages of this book and was captivated immediately by the author's use of adjectives. Well done Mr. Block. Well done.
"Ticket to the Boneyard" has to be one of the best books i have ever read. This was my first book out of the Mathew Scudder series but it definitely made me want to read... Read morePublished on April 21 2002 by Alex
I liked Lawrence Block's "A Ticket to the Boneyard" right off. This was my first Matthew Scudder novel to read, and I found the character very easy to associate with. Read morePublished on Jan. 25 2002 by Robert T.
"A Ticket to the Boneyard" is the Scudder novel that reitroduces Elaine, the sensible call girl who would eventually leave the life and become his wife. Read morePublished on May 21 2001 by Brian D. Rubendall
This was another great work of crime fiction. The story is a little familiar, reminiscent of old Dirty Harry films, but this isn't just a novel about plot. Read morePublished on Nov. 17 2000 by John D. Costanzo
Like Hime Hammer, this time Scudder is a trial. He punished Motley twice and sentenced him to death finally.
Unlike Hammer, Hammer usually killed for revenge. Read more
"TICKET" CROSSES THE LINE OF THE MYSTERY NOVEL TO MAINSTREAM AS DOES ANOTHER BLOCK MASTERPIECE, "A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES". Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2000