By Kelly Lange
Unique e-book: 2003
Channel six tv reporter Maxi Poole is on task to hide the homicide of Gillian Rose, co-owner of 1 of the most important diet and herb shops on the earth. Arriving on the crime sight, Maxi reviews Gillian's physique, attempting to make experience of the scene in entrance of her. Days later, somebody breaks into the house of Carter Rose, Gillian's husband, in a failed try to homicide him. A shaken Carter asks Maxi for assist in discovering Gillian's killer. Maxi can't aid being intrigued by way of the magnetic Carter Rose. His earnestness, marvelous shyness, playful wit, and boyish beauty all upload as much as one lethal appealing package deal. As Maxi will get sucked into Carter's global, she has to confront his indiscriminate philandering and shadowy pals. yet Maxi isn't in any respect ready for what she reveals whilst she will get right into a locked dossier within the channel six newsroom--the notorious "dead file."
* The Reporter, Kelly Lange's latest novel, was once released in Mysterious Press hardcover in 3/02 and is a Featured trade of The secret Guild(R). it is going to be released in Warner paperback in 4/03.
* Lange is usually the writer of Gossip (1998) and Trophy spouse (1996), released via Simon & Schuster. a well known tv anchor-reporter in l. a., Lange is the recipient of diverse honors.
* Lange's protagonist is attractive and outrageous, and lovers of Janet Evanovich, Sue Grafton, and Lauren Henderson will welcome one other contender to the secret cabinets.
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My father was standing in the doorway where he'd been posted. I've heard him tell about it a hundred times; he was always telling it. He heard the shot fired and ran to the corner of the building and sent one glance at the site and saw what had happened - and don't tell me that in that short time someone could have come out of the building and run away, because they couldn't. ' he appealed to Inspector Block. 'No,' said Block. 'In that short time, anyone shooting, from the window where the gun was could hardly even have reached the top of the stairs.
May it please your lordship, members of the jury. Fifteen years ago, almost to this very day, the police The Scapegoat 23 were shown an anonymous letter which had been received by the famous stage magician, Mr Mysterioso. It was the first of a dozen or so, over the next six months. They were composed of words cut out from the national dailies, and enclosed in cheap envelopes,, varying in size and shape, posted from widely differing parts of the country. I may add here that no one concerned with the case appeared to have had the opportunity to post them, unless of course it was done for the sender by different persons.
I don't want to hear all this, I know what I know. Because of what he did, my father's life was ruined. I meant all those threats. ' said Mr Photoze, appealing to the rest of them with outflung arms and a tinkling of gold. 'Your father was never accused of anything,' said Inspector Block. 'He was dismissed - ' ' "Dismissed for negligence" - everyone knew what that meant. ' 'We are going to lift that suspicion,' said Mysterioso. 'That's what we're here for; we're going to clear the whole thing up.