Walking the Perfect Square

Walking the Perfect Square

Book - 2008
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Fleming Marrs Inc
Recently retired due to a freak accident, NYPD officer Moe Prager is lost. In pain and without the job he loves, Moe relunctantly settles on the notion of going into the wine business with his brother. When a suburban college student vanishes off the streets of Manhattan, Prager's universe is turned upside down and his life changed forever. Hired by the student's desperate family, Moe plunges deep into the world of New York's punk underground, sex clubs, and biker bars.Politicians, journalists, and crooked cops seem hell-bent on stopping him in his tracks. Set in the gritty city streets of the late seventies and the present day, Walking the Perfect Square is a unique mystery that delivers a compelling look at one man's efforts to find a man who was never really there and to protect his family from an unbearable truth.

Perseus Publishing

“The story and the characters will hook you, and Coleman’s lightly warped take on the world will make you laugh, dark as the tale is.”—Marilyn Dahl, Shelf Awareness

“Whenever our customers are looking for a new series to read, they often leave with a copy of Walking the Perfect Square. It has easily been our best-selling backlist title. Thank you, Busted Flush, for bringing this classic ‘Moe’ back into print!”—Gary Shulze, Once Upon a Crime Mystery Bookstore (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

“Moe is a fine sleuth. Coleman is an excellent writer.”—Publishers Weekly

Introducing Brooklyn private eye Moe Prager in his first acclaimed crime novel.

Back in print, the first book in Coleman's two-time Edgar Award-nominated Moe Prager private-eye series.

Atlasbooks Dist Serv
The first Moe Prager crime novel, finally back in print!

Publisher: Houston, TX : Busted Flush Press, c2008
Edition: 1st Busted Flush Press paperback
ISBN: 9780979270956
Branch Call Number: F COL
Characteristics: 219 p. ; 21 cm


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Aug 13, 2012

split time-frame, 1977 former cop Moe is asked to help track down missing young man (Patrick). While doing so he realizes that the situation is a set-up but he still figures it out. While investigating he meets and falls in love with Patrick's sister. 1998 Moe's marriage is faltering because his horrible father-in-law revealed, after his death, that Moe found Patrick.


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