HELL IS CITY by William Ard

HELL IS CITY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Timothy Dane is hired by a New York city newspaper to get the facts behind the shooting of a vice squad officer whose murder is used as a campaign crusade by the presiding political triumvirate on the eve of an election. But the attempt to make a martyr of Wells becomes more and more damaging with the evidence of a youngster he'd fixed on a heroin charge in order to get at his sister; Dane is a moving target but is able to keep his proteges alive- so ultimately the full facts can be heard- and a powerful machine broken... Headline scareheads provide an ugly scrimmage.

Pub Date: June 13th, 1955
Publisher: Rinehart