Boston : Little, Brown and company, c1994.
409 p. ; 24 cm
In New York, the police commissioner is murdered and Bert Farber, chief of detectives, is put on the case. Farber is one of three contenders for the succession and the other two do their best to block his probe. It doesn't help that he had an affair with the dead man's wife. By the author of Tainted Evidence.