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Stalking Susan (2008)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Fiction
Subject Serial murders - Fiction; Women television journalists - Fiction
Publication Date 7/15/2008
Format Hardcover (9.3 x 5.8 mm)
Publisher Doubleday
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
Description

Inside the desperate world of TV ratings, an investigative reporter discovers that a serial killer is targeting women named Susan and killing one on the same day each year.

Television reporter Riley Spartz is recovering from a heartbreaking, headline-making catastrophe of her own when a longtime police source drops two homicide files in her lap in the back of a dark movie theater. Both cold cases involve women named Susan strangled on the same day, one year apart. Last seen alive in one of Minneapolis’s poorest neighborhoods, their bodies are each dumped in one of the city’s wealthiest areas. Riley senses a pattern between those murders and others pulled from a computer database of old death records. She must broadcast a warning soon, especially to viewers named Susan, because the deadly anniversary is approaching.
But not just lives are at stake— so are careers.
November is television sweeps month, and every rating point counts at Channel 3. Riley must go up against a news director who cares more about dead dogs than dead women, a politician who fears negative stories about serial killers will hurt the city’s convention business, and the very real possibility that her source knows more about the murders than he is letting on.
When Riley suspects the killer has moved personal items from one victim to the next as part of an elaborate ritual, she stages a bold on-air stunt to draw him out and uncovers a motive that will leave readers breathless.

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Product Details
LoC Classification PS3611.R355S73 2008
Dewey 813/.6
ISBN 9780385524766
Edition [1st ed.]
Cover Price $22.95
No. of Pages 320
First Edition Yes
Rare No