Exclusive - Audio Cassette - Abridged Author:Sandra Brown, Denise Crosby (Narrator) Barrie Travis is a D.C.-based journalist struggling to make a life for herself. After a mortifying and professionally damaging report, Barrie is relegated to working as an underappreciated reporter at a low-budget news television station. However, when the First Lady calls her with a stunning revelation, Barrie is ready to sacrifice her job, her... more » integrity and her reputation to get the story.
Barrie Travis is not famous: she's just a damn good reporter stuck at a low-budget television station. Then the First Lady calls her... and offers her the story of a lifetime. The president's wife, stunned by grief after the loss of her infant son, hints that her child may have been murdered.
Blind to everything but finding the truth, Barrie's fight for an exclusive story will test her ethics, her patriotism, and her courage. Then with the help of Gray Bondurant, a mysterious former presidential aide, she unearths White House secrets that, if exposed, could topple the presidency.
Now, even as she falls in love, Barrie must fight powerful forces that want nothing more than to see the scandalous past -- and a certain young reporter -- dead and buried.
Awesome book, really hard to put down. Have not ever read anything by this author that was not outstanding. This is a book about a reporter that's called by the "first lady" that wants to meet her. The first lady & her President just lost a child to SIDS and it takes off from there. A lot of suspense, romance and very surprising ending.
A second-stringer with first-class talent, Barrie Travis stuck on a low-budget tv station. Then, suddenly she receives an inviation from the First Lady for an off-the-record conversation. Barrie's reporter's instincts are instantly aroused. Blind to everything but getting her exclusive, Barrie is determined to investigate the death of the President's child. But, she soon realizes that getting her story will test her ethics and her patriotism. She confronts this problem with Gray Bondurant, a former presidential aide and war hero who shunned Washington. And when they both begin to follow a trail of lies and intrigue right to the White House door, Barrie's exclusive puts at least three people on the firing line: the First Lady, Gray and herself.