Books: Color in Connecticut

THE NARROWS (428 pp.)—Ann Pefry —Houghton Mifflin ($3.95).

The cops caught up with the speeding, old-fashioned Rolls-Royce and brought the woman driver to a stop. What, one of the officers asked, was that bundle on the floor? The answer: "Old clothes for the Salvation Army." But the bundle actually contained the body of Lincoln Williams, handsome Negro bartender of the Last Chance Saloon, punctured by two .45 slugs fired at close range. The lady in the car—and she obviously was a lady—was Mrs. Treadway, the richest woman in town. Captain Sheffield, respectable broker and...

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