All the Flowers Are Dying
A man in a Virginia prison awaits execution for three horrific murders he must have committed but swears he didn't . . .
An aging investigator in New York City has seen too much and lost too much -- and is ready to leave the darkness behind . . .
But a nightmare is coming home -- because a brilliant, savage, patient monster has unfinished business in the big city . . . and a hunger that can be satisfied only by fear and the slow, agonizing death of Matthew Scudder and the woman he loves.
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About the AuthorLawrence Block is the recipient of a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America and a New York Times bestselling author. His prolific career spans over one hundred books, including four bestselling series and dozens of short stories and articles. He has won multiple Edgar and Shamus awards, two Falcon Awards from the Maltese Falcon Society of Japan, the Nero and Philip Marlowe Awards, the Cartier Diamond Dagger from the Crime Writers Association of America, and many others. Aside from being a mystery writer, he has also written a number of episodes for television, including two episodes of the ESPN series Tilt; he also cowrote the screenplay for the film My Blueberry Nights, starring Norah Jones. Block currently lives in New York City with his wife, Lynne.
"[Block] ratches up the suspense with breathtaking results as only a skilled, inventive and talented writer can do."--Orlando Sentinel
"Block, who couldn't write a dull scene even if he tried to, is in fine form here."--Los Angeles Times
"An unforgettable tale of violence, death and deceit."--Lansing State Journal
"[A] mesmerizing tale of psychological suspense."--Library Journal
"A welcome addition to the Scudder mythos."--Bookreporter.com
"A page-turning work of art."--Toronto Sun
"Shows what a real crime novel can be in the hands of a master craftsman."--ReviewingTheEvidence.com
"The wit and thoughtfulness of which makes one feel better about how much one enjoyed the (very) grisly bits."--Daily Telegraph (London) ** selected ALL THE FLOWER ARE DYING as one of the best American thrillers of the year
Another powerful meditation on mortality in thriller's clothing--Kirkus Reviews
"A thrilling, satisfying concotion brewed by a master storyteller in top form."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)