Books by Tim O'Mara

NASTY CUTTER by Tim O'Mara
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2017

"A child could see where many of these complications are going, but the ex-cop hero takes quite a bit longer. Maybe the NYPD didn't lose such a great investigator with his departure after all."
A fourth demonstration that even if you take Raymond Donne out of the NYPD, you can't take him out of the criminal action in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood. Read full book review >
DEAD RED by Tim O'Mara
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"Ray's third case (Crooked Numbers, 2013, etc.) presents another tangled mystery and another forgettable killer. But the acrid, knowing Brooklyn atmosphere is strong enough to bottle."
What did you do over your summer vacation? Brooklyn schoolteacher Raymond Donne uses the last two weeks of his to get in way over his head when a shooting much too close to home pulls him into a case of smuggling and murder. Read full book review >
CROOKED NUMBERS by Tim O'Mara
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"The slender mystery won't keep readers awake all night. But thinking about inner-city kids like Dougie, rescued by double-edged scholarships that threaten to sink them, just might."
A second case for a soulful Brooklyn schoolteacher who keeps forgetting that he's no longer a cop. Read full book review >
SACRIFICE FLY by Tim O'Mara
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Though Ray can be a mite sententious, he's also appealingly fallible and sensitive in this promising series kickoff."
This debut by a New York schoolteacher endows a New York schoolteacher with the power to crack a case the police can't be bothered to solve. Read full book review >