A Brush with Death

A Brush with Death Fledgling reporter Abby Reed s world is turned upside down when friend and mentor Patrick McDonnell is found murdered Wanting to bring closure to their relationship as well as his life and career Abb

  • Title: A Brush with Death
  • Author: Vicki Briner
  • ISBN: 9781481080194
  • Page: 117
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fledgling reporter Abby Reed s world is turned upside down when friend and mentor Patrick McDonnell is found murdered Wanting to bring closure to their relationship as well as his life and career, Abby decides to finish his last story, and that means she s going to have to start asking a lot of questions.Marcus Anderson, an amateur art historian and employee of the DistriFledgling reporter Abby Reed s world is turned upside down when friend and mentor Patrick McDonnell is found murdered Wanting to bring closure to their relationship as well as his life and career, Abby decides to finish his last story, and that means she s going to have to start asking a lot of questions.Marcus Anderson, an amateur art historian and employee of the District Attorney s office, keeps popping into Abby s life and getting under her skin He proves himself knowledgeable and becomes an important source of information But as she s beginning to realize, first impressions can be deceiving And besides, how could someone so attractive be so annoying Tracking down Patrick s story leads Abby into the South Florida art scene where she finds out it s not just the brushes that are dirty She uncovers long hidden secrets, drawing the attention of powerful men who will stop at nothing to keep her from exposing a decades long scam with world wide ramifications.Someone thinks Abby knows too much Will she get to tell her story or will she be silenced forever

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    1. Abby Reed works at the non-glamorous South Florida Gazette, a weekly newspaper in Fort Lauderdale. When a co-worker and good friend is found dead, Abby finds herself with custody of the research Patrick started on the art scene in South Florida. Abby finds herself in several dangerous situations until she is able to solve Patrick's murder.This book is well written and researched. It is an entertaining mystery with murder and falls from 80 feet into the ocean! The author has knowledge of the citi [...]

    2. It was pretty good. I liked the main character.The extensive misuse of loan, also in what is presented as printed articles, really bothered me. Laptop isn't normally two words. Then there is a very minor POV break and two annoyances with the story (the thing about the computer and neglect of the dog right before the end). But the characters and plot are good and all those complaints could be easily fixed.

    3. Good readI enjoyed reading this book. The author did a great job of keeping the reader's interest and the mystery going through the entire book.

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