Channel 3's news director sends Riley on a dog rescue story sure to win over Minneapolis-St. Paul's viewers. But when the Twin City's latest murder victim is someone from Riley's past, she can't stay away. Kate Warner was her college roommate's sister, and the killer's signature - a chalk outline of a winged angel - links him to a string of homicides across the Midwest. Unearthing his agenda leads Riley to the legendary Black Angel statue in an Iowa cemetery - and may lead to a twisted trap designed just for her by the angel killer himself.
©2011 Julie Kramer (P)2014 Dreamscape Media, LLC
“Kramer tells the tale from both Riley's and the killer's points of view, and this strategy...keeps the pages turning... Kramer gives readers a strong sense of a reporter's daily routine, drawing in details of other news stories and Riley's personal life to add texture to the novel." - Booklist
"Best-selling author Kramer surpasses her previous three Riley Spartz titles with this feverishly suspenseful, nail-biting thriller with a gutsy heroine." (Library Journal)
"The fourth Riley Spartz mystery by Minnesota author Julie Kramer is her best yet.... The writing is so crisp, it will keep readers turning the pages. TV reporter-investigative journalist Spartz is at her feistiest, the dialogue is at its sharpest and the main plot is chillingly suspenseful. There's plenty of action and a jaw-dropping penultimate scene that sets up the potential for another book in the series." (Associated Press)
"Julie Kramer's Killing Kate offers everything a novel should - a most engaging protagonist, page-turning thrills, plot twists, and a host of characters that jump off the page. I loved it!" (New York Times best-selling author Heather Graham)
This was the best book so far in the series. The characters are developing realistically and the storyline is fresh and crisp. I strongly recommend this book to anyone who likes mysteries.
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