Joseph D. McNamara was born in New York City. He was a former police chief in Kansas City, Missouri and San Jose, California and held a doctorate in public administration. He was a Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He is the creator of 'Finnbar Fraleigh', a policeman. Visit also this site.
Titles and year of publication:
|'Finnbar Fraleigh' Novels|
|1) The First Directive||1984|
|2) Fatal Command||1987|
|3) The Blue Mirage||1990|
|1) Code 211 Blue||1996|
|2) Love and Death in Silicon Valley||2012|