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Witness to Murder

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Poised for an interview, TV reporter Hallie Berglund walks into a murder scene instead. The victim's boyfriend stands over the body, murder weapon in hand. Hallie couldn't stop the crime, but as the star witness, she'll see the man brought to justice...right? Not according to her colleague Brody Jordan, who is convinced the police--and Hallie--are targeting the wrong man. ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (first published January 1st 2009)
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When Minnesota newspaper reporter Hallie Berglund arrives to interview a female university student and model, she finds the front door ajar. Just inside, amidst signs of struggle, a man stands over the woman’s still body, a length of cord in one hand. This is how Witness to Murder opens, and if you like your conflict flowing, Jill Elizabeth Nelson keeps the tap open throughout this Steeple Hill, 2009 novel.

The problem with Hallie believing her eyes is newspaper colleague Brody Jordan, who believ
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I loved the way the author handled the bi-racial heroine, a daughter of an American missionary and a Nigerian princess who follwed Jesus. After her parents' murder Hallie is whisked out of Africa as a small girl and raised in the US by her aunt and uncle. Now a successful news reporter she witnesses a murder, only to find the victim wearing a bracelet made many years ago by her own mother.
News reporter, Hallie Berglund was going to an interview of model and college student, Alicia Drayton, at her apartment to do a piece on modeling for the newspaper. What she finds is Alicia’s boyfriend, MN Golden Gopher’s bad boy, Damon Lange, hovering over Alicia’s body with the murder weapon. He charges toward Hallie, knocking her and her cameraman down, and disappears. Her co-worker, Brody Jordan, is a tight friend of Damon’s. To top it off, a bracelet made by Hallie’s long-dead mother was fo ...more
Hallie Berglund is a news reporter who arrives at the home of a fashion model to conduct an interview only to find the model has just been murdered and the victim’s boyfriend is standing over her with the murder weapon in his hand. Adding to the mystery, Hallie notices that the victim is wearing a bracelet made by Hallie’s mom who died years ago. Hallie is convinced that the victim’s boyfriend, Damon is the murderer, but her colleague Brody is certain Damon is innocent. Hallie and Brody form an ...more
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Witness to Murder by Jill Elizabeth Nelson is part of the Love Inspired Suspense line from Steeple Hill. Hallie Berglund is an up and coming news reporter in Minnesota when she stumbles onto a murder scene: a beautiful model has been strangled to death and her boyfriend stands over the body with the weapon in his hands. Because of something in her past, Hallie is determined that the girl receive justice for her death, but co-worker Brody Jordan doesn't believe the boyfriend is guilty and is equa ...more
When TV reporter Hallie arrives to interview a model with a promising future, she walks into a grizzly scene -- the girl's boyfriend bending over her body holding the murder weapon. She also makes a baffling discovery when she sees the bracelet the murder victim is wearing. How did that young model end up with a bracelet made by Hallie's deceased Nigerian mother?

This book is full of Jill Elizabeth Nelson's trademark snappy narrative and unexpected developments. Hallie's headstrong personality c
Ok for a simple mystery but it really seemed a little far-fetched. Probably 2 1/2 stars.
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Jill Elizabeth Nelson writes what she likes to read—tales of adventure seasoned with romance, humor, and faith, earning her the tagline: Endless Adventure, Timeless Truth. Jill speaks regularly at conferences, writer’s groups, library associations, and civic and church groups. When teaching classes for writers, she thrills to bring the Ahah! moment to her students as they make a new skill their ow ...more
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