Sweet Justice Author:Jerry Oster From the dust jacket: "A Hispanic punk riding Manhattan's south-bound Broadway IRT local; a black drug dealer in an abandoned tenement in Harlem; a sexy TV news star in her posh high-rise overlooking Central Park; a hot-car stripper in an auto body shop out in Mineola; a radical feminist author in her West Village apartment and her lesbian ex-lo... more »ver in a midtown hotel room: all are marked for the swift hand of justice-all are chosen to die.
Just whose brand of justice it is that leaves behind a trail of corpses is a problem for 'Redford and Newman'-the New York Police Department's hottest team of homicide detectives. 'Redford' is Sergeant Robert Redfield: young, well-tailored and meticulous, he looks like Al Pacino and sleeps with every reasonably attractive and amiable woman who will have him. 'Newman' is Lieutenant Jacob Neuman, who weighs 250 pounds and dresses always in bright, mismatched, entirely synthetic fabrics. Together they have made more arrests-with more convictions per arrest-than any other team on the force.
As Redfield and Neuman discern the pattern among the deaths, they see that there may be two distinct series of murders, and soon they are able to piece together a picture of their killer, a picture that comes so clear they wish they had never come to close to the truth."« less