A New York Times "Notable Mystery Novel of the Year," Sweet Justice is the book that launched journalist turned crime novelist Jerry Oster's meteoric literary career and introduced his most unforgettable character, sad-sack detective, Jake Neuman. When Neuman and his partner, Bobby Redfield, are assigned the murder of a small-time crook, it looks a piece of cake for the precinct's two top homicide men. But soon their path through the underworld leads to the upper crusts of the Big Apple society. As bodies pile up around them and clues lead nowhere, the pair realize they are being opposed from inside their department and that the only two people they can trust are themselves. Worse, if they are right, the killer may be one of their own colleagues Jerry Oster is a former investigative reporter for United Press International, Reuters, and the New York Daily News. He is the author of 18 novels, including the Jake Neuman mysteries. His novel Nightfall was Winner of Germany's Bochumer Krimi Preis for Best International Crime Novel of the Year.
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