Sunday, April 6, 2014

Cop Hater by Ed McBain

Any Cop Could Be The Next Victim
Every Cop Was Out To Kill The.......

The city has surrendered to a heat wave in when detective Mike Reardon is on the way to work on the nightshift, he is shot to death from behind with a .45 caliber handgun. As Steve Carella and his colleagues from the 87th Precinct are looking for their friend's killer, they have no idea that this is just the beginning of a series of police murders. David Foster is the next victim, at the entrance of his apartment, where the killer has left behind a footprint at the crime scene. A few nights later the unknown killer ambushes and murders Det. Hank Bush. Bush fought back however and shot and wounded the murderer.

The Film (1958)

Printing History
Written by Salvatore Albert Lombino (1926-2005)

copyright 1956


  1. Oh, such a great book, Scott! Thanks for featuring it.

  2. Nice covers. I did not know that there was a movie.