Tim O'Mara

Tim O'Mara will sign and discuss Crooked Numbers (Minotaur; $25.99).

TIM O'MARA is a teacher in the New York City public school system. Raised on Long Island, he now lives in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen with his wife and daughter.

Photo Credit: David Bowers 



Event date: 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 5:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St
77005 Houston
Crooked Numbers (Raymond Donne Mysteries #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250009005
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Minotaur Books - October 15th, 2013

When one of Raymond Donne's former students is found stabbed to death under the Williamsburg Bridge, Ray draws on his past as a cop to find the truth in Tim O'Mara's second New York mystery.

Raymond Donne's former student Douglas Lee had everything going for him thanks to a scholarship to an exclusive private school in Manhattan, but all of that falls apart when his body is found below the Williamsburg Bridge with a dozen knife wounds in it. That kind of violence would normally get some serious attention from the police and media except when it's accompanied by signs that it could be gang related. When that's the case, the story dies and the police are happy to settle for the straightforward explanation. Dougie's mom isn't having any of that and asks Ray, who had been a cop before an accident cut his career short, to look into it, unofficially. He does what he can, asking questions, doling out information to the press, and filling in some holes in the investigation, but he doesn't get far before one of Dougie's private school friends is killed and another is put in the hospital. 

What kind of trouble could a couple of sheltered kids get into that would end like that? And what does is have to do with Dougie's death? None of it adds up, but there's no way Ray can just wait around for something to happen. 

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