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Murder by Deadline
by Mel Taylor (Goodreads Author)
TV reporter Matt Bowen's life changes dramatically with just one anonymous phone call... In the sweltering heat of colorful Miami, TV journalist Matt Bowen is having a typical hectic day, reporting the hard news, searching for leads and making plans for the evening when his phone rings. The mysterious woman on the line whispers secrets about being stalked and having too ...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Thomas & Mercer
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Dec 16, 2009 Melanie rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: mystery lovers
I couldn't wait to read this as the author is a friend fo mine! It was very interesting to see what it is like to be a tv reporter and what is involved with getting a news report on tv, sometimes going live. The story was intriguing and kept me glued to the pages. Since I used to live in the Ft. Lauderdale area ( where the story takes place) I found it fun to revisit the area through the characters. I am looking forward to Mel's next book.
Aug 06, 2012 Sabrina Marie rated it did not like it
About 30 pages into it. it still hadn't really pulled me in and I gave up on it to read another book that seemed to appeal to me more. Too bad too cus I thought with the CSI Miami feel of it I would really like it.
Mel Taylor uses his experiences in life to shape his work and his characters. Growing up in Chicago, Mel was raised in a Chicago housing project. It was all good. Good people, good friends, good start, good times and would not change it. Mel relies upon his work in television to shape his books. Mel has earned an Emmy Award and spent most of his television career in South Florida. His new book is ...moreMore about Mel Taylor...