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The Crazy Kill

Trade Paperback


ON SALE: December 17th 1989

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard


Love and jealousy erupt into violence in The Crazy Kill, a classic thriller innbsp;Chester Himes’s trailblazing Harlem Detectives series.nbsp;
One early morning,nbsp;Reverend Short is watching from his bedroom window as the A&P across the street is robbed. As he triesnbsp;to see the thief get away, the opium-addicted preacher leansnbsp;too far and falls out–but he isnbsp;unscathed, thanks to an enormousnbsp;bread basket outside the bakery downstairs. nbsp;As the crowd gathers to see what happened, a shocking discovery is made: There is another body in the bread basket, and Valentine Haines is dead,nbsp;really dead. It’s up to Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ednbsp;Johnson ti find out who murderednbsp;Val.

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