A PRIVATE CRIME by Lillian O'Donnell
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Widowed NYPD Lieutenant Norah Mulcahaney is determined to find the killer of teen-aged Dolores Herrera and her infant son, gunned down in a schoolyard by a man in army uniform using a semiautomatic, seemingly at random. Close investigation of the Herrera family; the bold theft of the baby's carriage, and a link uncovered to realtor Judith Barthelmess, whose husband is running for the Senate, bring into the picture Norah's TV anchor boyfriend Randall Tye (A Good Night to Kill), whose clumsy intervention leads to the dramatic unmasking of the killer. Vivid N.Y.C. background, sharply observed political games, swift pacing, and lots of tension--all make for another first-class police procedural in this solid series.

Pub Date: Jan. 10th, 1990
Publisher: Putnam