ALICE IN JEOPARDY is the first novel in an exciting new series. Each novel is set in a different location featuring a contemporary woman whose life or children are suddenly endangered. The woman must find in herself the resources to save both her children and herself. Alice is a recently widowed young woman living in Florida with her two small children. She has been utterly devastated by her late husband's death in a boating accident, and is struggling to re-build her life. And as if life can't get any worse, her children are kidnapped. Surrounded by police fighting inter-departmental battles, Alice ultimately has to resort to finding and saving her children herself. ALICE IN JEOPARDY is a truly gripping book, absolutely jam-packed with twists and turns, culminating in a totally unexpected ending.
Ed McBain is one of the most illustrious names in crime fiction. In 1998, he was the first non-British author to be awrded the Crime Writers' Association/Cartier Diamond Dagger Award. He is also holder of the Mystery Writers of America's coveted Grand Master Award and the Sherlock Award for 'Best International Detective'.