Buchanan gets the details of a newsroom and South Florida right, and her characters are dependably entertaining. She becomes deeply involved in researching a murder that happened nearly 10 years prior. After several days of fascinating maneuvering lovingly detailed by author Edna Buchanan, the identity of the body is determined to be that of Kathlin Jordan. The husband of a missing woman is accused of killing her and goes to jail waiting to be executed when 8 years later the body of the wife he was accused of killing turns up dead but died just recently so he gets out of jail. In this novel, Britt is back again in action, this time she is investigating a series of mysterious deaths involving electrocution, terminal sex, and freshly poured concrete. Because each question raises many others - and every hard-won answer reveals secret passions and explosive truths that could doom an overly inquisitive journalist with a tendency to leap before she looks.
The first step is to find out the cause of death. All those that new Kaithlin seem to be hiding som Britt is the heroine, who is an extremely dedicated reporter covering the police beat for her Miami newspaper. Britt begins investigating more than just who killed Kaithlin and why, but where has she been for a decade while her spouse lingered on death row? I would be inclined to read another book in the series. Rich comic relief is provided by the upcoming wedding of Britt's ever-pregnant friend Angel picture bridesmaid Britt in a salmon-colored dress with a bustle , while emotional hurts surface with the cracking of the normally calm façade of Britt's mother, who holds a key to the mystery. None write these stories any better and few do it as well. Was she an amnesiac or a fugitive from justice? Jordan, the convicted killer, from his cell on death row. Signed and inscribed to Ian by the author.
Lying there nude, in the shallow ocean water, had the weather been only a little different, she might have gone out to sea never to be discovered. With the help of her dying detective, Britt starts investigating an unsolved sex murder of a young girl. The secondary characters in the series are also enjoyable and add some fun to the narrative. An obsessed madwoman stalks the star, and mysterious mishaps, accidents, and deaths push Britt and the star closer together. Most of the action focuses on freeing R.
Interior Is Clean And Legible. His death remains a mystery, and the killer was never found. But seeing her husband is not the problem, the problem is that her husband has been dead for twelve years. The first novel in Britt Montero series is a well-written book. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. The plot really has a lot of twist and turns for good reading.
Because each question raises many others - and every hard-won answer reveals secret passions and explosive truths that could doom an overly inquisitive journalist with a tendency to leap before she looks. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. My name is Britt Montero, and I cover the police beat in this city where everything is exaggerated, where colors are too vivid to be real, where ugly is uglier, beautiful is breathtaking, and passions run high. Click on a plot link to find similar books! But she may die for this one as well. It turns out the woman was someone who supposedly had been murdered and her husband was on death row framed for her murder. She has retired from journalism and writes mystery novels. Joran a department store heir who is sitting on death row.
At first, Rychek failed to come up with an identity, but the fingerprints ultimately led to the body being Kaithlin Jordan. She had changed her identity and was living a new life elsewhere. But she may die for this one as well. Every day on this job, I see new faces. When it comes to the tragic life and death of Kaithlin Jordan, everyone who knew her has something to hide: the exonerated husband who swore all along that he didn't kill her; his socialite mother, who hated Kaithlin for ruining the lives of her husband and her son; the down-on-his-luck lawyer whose newfound fortune is inextricably tied to Kaithlin's demise; and even Britt's mother, who knew Kaithlin well as a young girl and then as a young bride. There's twists and turns everywhere. Brit Montero covers crime in Miami.
Because each question raises many others - and every hard-won answer reveals secret passions and explosive truths that could doom an overly inquisitive journalist with a tendency to leap before she looks. How long will the file be downloaded? You Only Die Twice Details In the pantheon of crime solvers, Britt Montero is one of the best. Newspaper reporter Britt Montero recalls the high-profile murder trial that heated up a volatile tropical city like the merciless August sun. This question is especially important because the finding of her body was very much happenstance. Narrated with assurance by Sandra Burr, the audio production benefits from this mystery's unusually streamlined style.
My name is Britt Montero, and I cover the police beat in this city where everything is exaggerated, where colors are too vivid to be real, where ugly is uglier, beautiful is breathtaking, and passions run high. She is a focused lady and always gets whatever she wants. Her characters are believable and the suspense is great. The author of twelve books, Buchanan has spent time behind bars - with two serial killers. Britt takes a personal interest in the story and eventually identifies the woman.
Why didn't she ever come forward to clear the man accused of killing her? Fore Edges Have A Small Amount Of Wear. But she may die for this one as well. She moved to Florida where she got a job at a small newspaper. Britt attempts to find where the woman has been and her mother holds key information. Britt has the help of a hard working support network as she pursues a determined path to discover the truth; news photographer Lottie Dane, police detective Emery Rychek and News librarian Onnie. Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. Her investigative technique takes her from the intensity of the newsroom to riding a deadly and aggressive midnight beat with the police officers.
Estado de la sobrecubierta: As New. Best served with Cuban food. Jordan, scion of a wealthy and powerful South Florida family - sits on death row, just weeks away from his execution. In a particular strip club in Miami Beach, a man and a woman are shot dead. Reporter Britt Montero lives for this kind of story.