Naked Cruelty: A Carmine Delmonico Novel

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McArthur, Apr 1, 2011 - Murder - 393 pages
19 Reviews
America in 1968 is in turmoil and the leafy Holloman suburb of Carew is being silently terrorised by a series of vicious and systematic rapes. When finally one victim finds the courage to speak out and go to the police, the rapist escalates to murder. For Captain Carmine Delmonico, it seems to be a case with no clues. And it comes as the Holloman Police Department is troubled: a lieutenant is out of his depth, a sergeant is out of control, and into this mix comes the beautiful, ruthlessly ambitious new trainee, Helen MacIntosh, daughter of the influential president of Chubb University. As the killer makes his plans, Carmine and his team must use every resource at their disposal -- including a team of highly motivated neighbourhood watch, the Gentlemen Walkers ...

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Review: Naked Cruelty (Carmine Delmonico #3)

User Review  - Russ Cross - Goodreads

I liked this book. I was a little slow getting started, but I finally got the rhythm. There were some good twists in it that kept me guessing. Read full review

Review: Naked Cruelty (Carmine Delmonico #3)

User Review  - Jean - Goodreads

I didn't find this a good murder mystery series and wouldn't bother to read more of the Carmine Delmonico series. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Colleen McCullough was born on June 1, 1937 in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia. She attended Holy Cross College and the University of Sydney. She wanted to pursue a career in medicine but had an allergy to soap and a shortage of money. She decided to study neuroscience and established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney before working as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. Her first novel, Tim, was published in 1974. Her other works include The Thorn Birds, An Indecent Obsession, A Creed for the Third Millennium, The Ladies of Missalonghi, Masters of Rome series, and Bittersweet.

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