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Death Demands an Audience (Inspector McKee #9)

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The murderer wasn't shy. One victim was killed in a department store window. Another died before the startled eyes of a policeman on guard duty. The third breathed his last in a crowd coming out of a theater. Then the murderer tried the boldest move of all--with Inspector McKee as the intended victim.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published 1967 by MacFadden-Bartell (first published 1940)
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Sep 07, 2015 Nancy added it
Helen Reilly is one of the old pros of the golden age of mysteries. This is a police procedural, but not a dry "just the facts" approach. It's a classic puzzle: plenty of suspects, dramatic murder circumstances, and three murders before the Inspector proves whodunit. this would have made a good movie or 2 or 3-part TV series.
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Helen Reilly was an American novelist. She was born Helen Kieran and grew up in New York City in a literary family. Her brother, James Kieran, also wrote a mystery, and two of her daughters, Ursula Curtiss and Mary McMullen, are mystery writers.

Reilly's early books were police procedurals based on her research into the New York Homicide squad. Her most popular character is Inspector Christopher Mc
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