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The Fifth Floor - A Michael Kelley Novel

Michael Harvey

Michael Harvey's sizzling follow-up to The Chicago Way ("A wonderful first novel . . . Harvey has studied the masters and put his own unique touch on the crime novel . . . Heralds the arrival of a major new voice" -Michael Connelly) opens with a murder in contemporary Chicago and winds its way back to Mrs. O'Leary's cow and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Private investigator Michael Kelly, the Windy City's answer to Philip Marlowe, is back in an-other page-turner that revives a tantalizing mystery buried in Chicago's past. When Kelly is hired by an old girlfriend to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature. Life, however, is not so simple. The trail leads Kelly to an old house on Chicago's North Side. Inside it, he finds a body, and perhaps the answer to one of Chicago's most enduring mysteries: who started the Great Chicago Fire and why. The ensuing investigation takes Kelly to places he'd rather not go: specifically, City Hall's fabled fifth floor, where the mayor is feeling the heat. Kelly becomes embroiled in a scam that stretches from current politics back to the night Chicago burned to the ground, and along the way, he finds himself framed for murder, before finally facing a killer bent on rewriting history. The Fifth Floor is fast-stepping, intricately woven suspense, rich with the lore and atmosphere of a great city. A marvelous successor to Harvey's critically acclaimed debut. From the Compact Disc edition.

Michael Harvey's sizzling follow-up to The Chicago Way ("A wonderful first novel . . . Harvey has studied the masters and put his own unique touch on the crime novel . . . Heralds the arrival of a major new voice" -Michael Connelly) opens with a murder in contemporary Chicago and winds its way back to Mrs. O'Leary's cow and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Private investigator Michael Kelly, the Windy City's answer to Philip Marlowe, is back in an-other page-turner that revives a tantalizing mystery buried in Chicago's past. When Kelly is hired by an old girlfriend to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature. Life, however, is not so simple. The trail leads Kelly to an old house on Chicago's North Side. Inside it, he finds a body, and perhaps the answer to one of Chicago's most enduring mysteries: who started the Great Chicago Fire and why. The ensuing investigation takes Kelly to places he'd rather not go: specifically, City Hall's fabled fifth floor, where the mayor is feeling the heat. Kelly becomes embroiled in a scam that stretches from current politics back to the night Chicago burned to the ground, and along the way, he finds himself framed for murder, before finally facing a killer bent on rewriting history. The Fifth Floor is fast-stepping, intricately woven suspense, rich with the lore and atmosphere of a great city. A marvelous successor to Harvey's critically acclaimed debut. From the Compact Disc edition.
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Michael Harvey's sizzling follow-up to The Chicago Way ("A wonderful first novel . . . Harvey has studied the masters and put his own unique touch on the crime novel . . . Heralds the arrival of a major new voice" -Michael Connelly) opens with a murder in contemporary Chicago and winds its way back to Mrs. O'Leary's cow and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Private investigator Michael Kelly, the Windy City's answer to Philip Marlowe, is back in an-other page-turner that revives a tantalizing mystery buried in Chicago's past. When Kelly is hired by an old girlfriend to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature. Life, however, is not so simple. The trail leads Kelly to an old house on Chicago's North Side. Inside it, he finds a body, and perhaps the answer to one of Chicago's most enduring mysteries: who started the Great Chicago Fire and why. The ensuing investigation takes Kelly to places he'd rather not go: specifically, City Hall's fabled fifth floor, where the mayor is feeling the heat. Kelly becomes embroiled in a scam that stretches from current politics back to the night Chicago burned to the ground, and along the way, he finds himself framed for murder, before finally facing a killer bent on rewriting history. The Fifth Floor is fast-stepping, intricately woven suspense, rich with the lore and atmosphere of a great city. A marvelous successor to Harvey's critically acclaimed debut. From the Compact Disc edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Stephen Hoye

Length:

7h 59m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:18


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:09


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:32


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:10


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:31


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:58


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:50


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:52


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:17


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:31


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:26


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:18


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:06


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:21


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:21


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:30


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:43


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:11


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:52


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:07


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:03


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:19


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:41


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:32


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:49


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:10


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:36


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:37


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:23


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:36


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:56


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:42


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:11


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:33


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:56


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

02:15


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:46


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:40


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:33


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:14


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:06


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:04


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:06


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:59


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:52


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:05


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:42


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:46


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:26


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

02:56


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:08


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:22


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:35


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:02


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:16


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:44


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:54


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:02


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:55


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:41


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:15


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:14


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:50


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:11


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:02


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:52


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:01


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:36


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:58


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:13


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

03:38


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:42


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:50


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:57


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:05


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:31


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:53


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:13


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

01:59


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:48


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

02:56


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:49


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

03:26


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:59


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

03:10


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:40


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:44


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:43


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

02:55


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:48


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:40


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:47


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:45


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:59


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:08


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

05:23


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:45


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:00


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

03:05


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:30


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

04:08


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

04:55


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:03


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

03:01


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

03:27


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

03:19


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:58


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:16


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

02:47


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

01:38


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

00:33