Dorothy Uhnak
1930-2006
 

Dorothy Uhnak was born in New York. She was a twice-decorated veteran of the New York City Transit Police from 1953 until 1967. She is the creator of ‘Christie Opara’, a police detective. At the age of 76 she committed suicide.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 ‘Christie Opara’ Novels
 1) The Bait (Edgar Award)  1968
 2) The Witness  1969
 3) The Ledger  1970
 Other Novels
 1) Policewoman (non fiction)  1964
 2) Law and Order  1973
 3) The Investigation  1977
 4) False Witness  1981
 5) Victims  1985
 6) The Ryer Avenue Story  1993
 7) Codes of Betrayal  1997

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