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Hard News

Authors: Deaver, Jeffery
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC030000, FIC022040, FIC031010
ISBN: 9780307569592, Related ISBNs: 0307569594, 0385421214, 0553296221, 0553583298, 9780307569592
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: From the bestselling author of the Bone Collector novels, soon to be an NBC series

Rune is an aspiring filmmaker with more ambition than political savvy, paying her dues as an assistant cameraperson for the local news. But she's got her eyes on the prize, the network's hot newsmagazine, Current Events—and she's got the story she knows will get her there.

Poking around in the video archives, Rune spots a taped interview with Randy Boggs, who's doing hard time in Attica for a murder he claims he didn't commit. Rune can't say exactly why, but she's sure he's innocent. If she can prove it, Current Events won't merely report the news, it'll make news—and Rune's career.

But what she could be writing is Randy Boggs's epitaph—and her own. Rune's newly discovered witness soon turns up dead. A hit man from Miami is on Rune's trail, and Boggs is finding prison even more dangerous than before. Someone wants this story killed, and it could be the girl with the camera who ends up on the cutting room floor.
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