Terror at the Fair (The Snap Malek Mysteries) (Paperback)

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A reporter’s routine assignment turns deadly when a serial killer stalks the Chicago Railroad Fair in this historical noir thriller.

It’s the summer of 1949, and Chicago Tribune reporter Steve “Snap” Malek has been assigned to cover the Chicago Railroad Fair. For three months this sprawling and lavish event will draw visitors to the showcase on the city’s beautiful lakefront. Malek, used to covering the gritty police headquarters, sees this assignment as the first step in being put out to pasture. But violence has a way of finding the intrepid Snap Malek, even in this least likely of locales.

A killer with a grudge against the railroad industry is striking at random, threatening to shut down the national expo with a series of bizarre murders. Before this reign of terror ends, famed filmmaker Walt Disney enters the scene with a theory about the killer, and Malek himself, bloodied and wounded, becomes a target of the madman’s wrath.

About the Author

Robert Goldsborough (b. 1937) is an American author best known for continuing Rex Stout’s famous Nero Wolfe series. Born in Chicago, he attended Northwestern University and upon graduation went to work for the Associated Press, beginning a lifelong career in journalism that would include long periods at the Chicago Tribune and Advertising Age.

While at the Tribune, Goldsborough began writing mysteries in the voice of Rex Stout, the creator of iconic sleuths Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin. Goldsborough’s first novel starring Wolfe, Murder in E Minor (1986), was met with acclaim from both critics and devoted fans, winning a Nero Award from the Wolfe Pack. Nine more Wolfe mysteries followed, including Death on Deadline (1987) and Fade to Black (1990). The Battered Badge (2018) is his most recent novel.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781504078368
ISBN-10: 1504078365
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: The Snap Malek Mysteries