Past Imperfect

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Bantam Books, 1992 - Fiction - 229 pages
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A highly respected detective with the New York City Police Department, Harald is the daughter of a NYPD cop who was killed in the line of duty. Now as she looks into the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer, Harald realizes that the case may provide a clue to the secret of her father's death.

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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

This is my second Maron novel and I'm hooked. Again Lieutenant Sigrid Harald is the focus of the crime and solution especially since a cop is suspected to be the killer and the descriptions and other ... Read full review

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Synopsis: Oscar is off at a convention while Sigrid is holding things together at the precinct. She hears that one of the officers she transferred back to his original area has been killed. Not long ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Margaret Maron grew up in rural North Carolina. She attended college for two years before a summer job at the Pentagon led to marriage, a tour of duty in Italy, than several years in Brooklyn, New York before moving back to North Carolina. She is the author of the Sigrid Harald Mystery series, the Deborah Knott Mystery series, Bloody Kin, and Last Lessons of Summer. Bootlegger's Daughter won the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Awards for Best Mystery in 1992.

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