UNDER THE COLOR OF LAW.

McGarrity, Michael.

ISBN 10: 0525946047 / ISBN 13: 9780525946045
Published by New York: Dutton, (2001.) dj
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Mystery novel featuring Santa Fe police chief, Kevin Kerney. Great New Mexico setting. SIGNED on the title page. 272 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 50133

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Title: UNDER THE COLOR OF LAW.

Publisher: New York: Dutton, (2001.) dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Michael McGarrity's novels combine taut drama with a high-octane plot and vivid, superbly drawn characters to create one of the most critically acclaimed series in modern mystery fiction. Now, in Under the Color of Law, Kevin Kerney is back in Santa Fe, newly installed as police chief, when a U.S. ambassador's estranged wife is found murdered in her multi-million dollar home. Before he can mount a proper investigation, an FBI antiterrorism team arrives, takes control of the inquiry, and forces Kerney to watch from the sidelines as the crime scene is sanitized, potential witnesses disappear, and the case is cleared with trumped-up evidence.

Warned off, put under surveillance, and threatened with reprisals under the rubric of national security, Kerney balks at accepting the whitewash and begins a soft probe that points to a covert intelligence coverup. Convinced that unscrupulous government agents are acting outside the law, Kerney begins his own clandestine hunt for a hard target that will lead him to the truth about the Terrell homicide, knowing full well he might not survive the chase.

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Michael McGarrity is the author of Tularosa, nominated for an Anthony Award, Mexican Hat, Serpent Gate, Hermit's Peak, and The Judas Judge. He is a former deputy sheriff for Santa Fe County, where he established the first Sex Crimes unit. He has also served as an instructor at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy and an investigator for the New Mexico Public Defender's Office.

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