Investigating a string of murders in which the killer is drawing chalk outlines of an angel around the victims, television reporter Riley Spartz is led by a local celebrity to an infamous cemetery monument in a case that creates conflicts with her boss and the authorities.
Jenna’s father made sure her childhood was miserable, and now he’s dead. Not as though that’s bad news, but it means Kate is back in her life. Who is Kate? Kate only comes around when Jenna needs her, and now is one of those times. Kate is Jenna. Jenna is Kate. A mysterious and handsome man attracts her attention. At the same time, her brother some old friends from her past begin to surface, bringing her joy and comfort, but also danger. Jenna struggles with what she knows is right and what she wants...and what Kate makes her do. There is a fine line between her own desires and her dark side taking over. Recommended for readers 18+ due to sensitive content and mature issues.
A collection of three page-turners in Julie Kramer’s bestselling series featuring television reporter Riley Spartz—for fans of Janet Evanovich and Sue Grafton. Silencing Sam When a widely despised gossip columnist is found shot to death, TV reporter Riley Spartz must secretly investigate a case in which she becomes the prime suspect. Amid murder, she discovers news and gossip have more in common than she ever imagined. Killing Kate Crime-solving means high ratings for Minnesota TV reporter Riley Spartz when she nails the culprit behind Silencing Sam (“Sexy, sinister.” —Linda Fairstein). But the stakes rise when Riley must piece together a serial killer’s murderous motive for Killing Kate. Shunning Sarah When Riley hears that a young boy is trapped in a sinkhole located in the peaceful Amish farm country outside Minneapolis, her reporter’s nose catches the sweet odor of a TV sweeps piece. But not even Riley realizes just how big the story really is…
A Story of How Abuse and Tragedy Became Triumph and Transformation
Author: Kate Ranta
A burning question around domestic violence is, "Why doesn't she just leave?" Killing Kate reads like a real-life horror-thriller of what happened when one woman did "just leave". Follow the crazy signs and red flags the husband showed and the tragedy that pursued. This book is a cautionary tale and a rallying cry for women to support each other. Kate's story is an essential read in the fight against domestic and gun violence.
Private investigator Kate Shugak is 5 foot 1 inch tall, carries a scar that runs from ear to ear across her throat and owns a half-wolf, half-husky named Mutt. Orphaned at eight years old, Kate grew up to be resourceful, strong willed and defiant. She is tougher than your average heroine – and she needs to be to survive the worst the Alaskan wilds can throw at her. Kate investigates murders. She's worked under cover in the Arctic Circle, gone to sea, signed up as a bodyguard, tracked missing tribal relics and she continues to fight for the Aleut way of life. In this epic box set, Kate will witness the violent death of her closest friend and she'll face extreme peril herself. She'll even end up adopting a teenage boy. Just as well that she'll have Mutt at her side throughout it all. And with this Box Set, you'll save over 50% compared to buying the books individually.
Afraid for her life after spending ten years in an abusive marriage, Kate Finelli has to find the courage to get herself out. When she calls the sheriff’s office, she hears a familiar voice—Jack, the first man to show her love. Can Kate trust him to help her get away from the long-suffering abuse? Jack left Harper’s Glen for a career in the FBI. He’s returned to fill in for the sheriff, the man who mentored him his whole life. With strained family ties, Jack doesn’t plan on staying in this small town for long, until a panicked call comes in from Kate. He left when she chose his brother, but must stay to help her now. With the backdrop of a murder investigation and threatening notes, Kate and Jack find each other again. Will the tension within their family keep them apart? Or will their struggle for safety bring them together after all these years?
In honor of William J. Chambliss all of the chapters are dedicated to highlighting the impact Bill’s 50 year career had on various disciplines from methods, organized crime, climate crime, state-organized crime, to structural contradictions of law-making.