Author: Julie Kramer
Published: June 22, 2010 by Atria Books
Series Name: Riley Spartz TV News
Main Character: Riley Spartz
In this town, gossip kills... 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, our heroine discovers news and gossip have more in common than she ever imagined. She must fight to stay out of jail, ahead in the ratings, and even alive in a killer showdown not fit for television audiences. "Bestselling author Kramer (Stalking Susan, Missing Mark) has delivered her finest Spartz novel to date; fiction readers will love this riveting, action-packing journey into television news investigations." -- (starred review) Library Journal "This brisk mystery, in which homicide is leavened with deadpan humor, makes a worthy entry in a winning series." - Booklist "Sexy...sinister...smart" —Linda Fairstein Julie Kramer, a career television news producer, is a winner of the RT Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Mystery, as well as the Minnesota Book Award. She's also been nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark, Anthony, Barry, and Shamus awards.