Books: Murders

McKEE OF CENTRE STREET—Helen Reilly—Crime Club ($2). Lean, dynamic Inspector McKee happened to be in the gold-domed radio room when the call came. When the telephone message was interrupted, he happened to know that "on the sanctuary floor" did not necessarily mean one of New York's 2,809 churches, but might refer to a swank speakeasy. So the mechanism of the Police Force swung into action before the dancer's body was cold. But there, its luck turned. Patrons of "The Sanctuary" could afford good lawyers and were too smart to be trapped easily. They...

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