DEADLINE 2 A.M. by Robert L. Pike

DEADLINE 2 A.M.

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Lieutenant Reardon of the San Francisco P.D. reluctantly goes along with the department's decision not to honor the prisoner-exchange demands by the kidnapper of just-retired Sgt. ""Pop"" Holland. But one of two Italian nationals (in jail on a minor charge) is released by Reardon's pal Sgt. Dondero and is subsequently murdered. Before Reardon's final pinpoint detection, Dondero walks from the doghouse into the lion's den. Reliably efficient tick-tock action.

Pub Date: Jan. 16th, 1975
Publisher: Doubleday