cover image In Broad Daylight

In Broad Daylight

Harry N. MacLean. Dell Publishing Company, $5.99 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-440-20509-8

Ken Rex McElroy terrorized the residents of several counties in northwestern Missouri for a score of years, and in 1981 he was killed by the men of Skidmore, who closed ranks against all attempts to identify those who had actually pulled the triggers. This Edgar Award-winner ``is an engrossing, credible examination of the way vigilante action can take over when the law appears to be powerless,'' observed PW. Photos. Author tour. (Feb.)