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A Confidential Source
A Confidential Source
Author: Jan Brogan
ISBN-13: 9780892960071
ISBN-10: 0892960078
Publication Date: 4/20/2005
Pages: 336
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Mysterious Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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A Boston reporter witnesses a murder and decides -- with the help of a talk radio host and a prosecutor -- to investigate. The book got a great review from The New York Times.
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Ivestigative reporter stood tall in Boston's media world, until she fell in love with the wrong man and fatally compromised a major story. Today in self-imposed exile she covers school board meetings, types up press releases from a tiny newspaper office, and spends restless evenings phoning radio call-in shows under an assumed name -- all while trying to keep her old sleeping pill habit at bay.
One night at a local convenience store her life changes once again. Yielding to impulse at the checkout counter she gives her phone number to a flirtatious stranger, an assistant DA with kind eyes and dangerous grin. A moment later, crouching behind a tower of pasta salad, she witnesses a robbery...and the brutal slaying of the store owner. Now she pursues a surefire front-page story......