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Hell’s Kitchen

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Armstead Maupin meets Carl Hiaasen in a brilliant black comedy that traces the paths of disparate characters floating through New York, about to collide in a treacherous story that will make you think twice about ever answering a classified ad.

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What people are saying…

“Fusing the black humor of Shallow Grave with the sassy observations of Sex in the City, this is an unexpected treat.”
The Mirror

“A comedy, a very black one about flat-hunting in New York where anyone with an apartment to rent could easily be a conman or woman or, if you are really unlucky, a serial killer. Gruesome and hilarious in turns, the book not only shows off the author’s acute observational powers but proves she has superb timing when it comes to telling a joke, and where the targets are the media or the American obsession with health, beauty and fitness, she takes no prisoners.”
Birmingham Post

“Cool, snarly, and hilarious, Hell’s Kitchen turns Manhattan over like a rock and lets its phonies, wannabies, conmen, and killers come crawling out. Vicious, funny stuff.”
—Andrew Klavan, author of Hunting Down Amanda

“Niles turns the snappy, sexy one-liner into an art form.”
—Stella Duffy, author of Wavewalker (Mask Noir)


Description

Cyrus is a millionaire recluse.

Oh, and a serial killer who preys upon apartment hunters in New York City. Armstead Maupin meets Carl Hiaasen in a brilliant black comedy that traces the paths of disparate characters floating through New York, about to collide in a treacherous story that will make you think twice about ever answering a classified ad.


Book Details

  • Paperback: 325 pages
  • Published: 10/1/01
  • IBSN: 9781888451214

Author

CHRIS NILES was born in New Zealand, and currently resides in New York. She is the author of Hell’s Kitchen as well as a series of mysteries featuring radio reporter Sam Ridley, including Spike It, Run Time, and Crossing Live.

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