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Black and White: A Novel (Detective Brian McKenna #5)

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In a secluded New York City park, a double homicide draws two detectives named McKenna. One is a legend; the other is a brilliant young investigator. Together, they are entering a case that will grow more bizarre and more horrifying with each new piece of shocking evidence...

One of the victims was tied to a tree and slowly tortured to death. Veteran detective Tommy McKenna
Paperback, 528 pages
Published March 15th 2000 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published 1999)
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May 07, 2011 Eric_W rated it liked it
The author makes a huge mistake right off the bat. I was listening to this book, and the two major protagonists are both named McKenna: Brian and Tommy. He then proceeds to compound the error by talking about each not by given name, but rather by patronymic. You really have to keep your head wrapped around this in order not to get confused. A quick look at Amazon reveals that the names are even spelled the same, although, in the author’s defense, Tommy McKenna is a real NYPD detective of some no ...more
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#5 in the Brian McKenna series.

Brian McKenna, NYPD, in put in charge of an investigation to find the sadistic killer of a couple in the Cloisters. As the investigation expands, he teams with homicide investigators from NY, CA, AZ and Costa Rica to find a pair of whip wielding killers
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