He is a damned good cop—a burned-out homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson .38 and a vodka bottle. She is his partner—twice divorced, nursing a grudge against men, obsessed by the awful temptation of love.
Praise for The Black Marble
“[Joseph] Wambaugh sidesteps all the clichés.”—Baltimore Sun
“Superb . . . his best book!”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“First-rate . . . fast, colorful, and gripping . . . as touching as it is breathlessly entertaining.”—Cosmopolitan