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Pay to Play

By: Jerri Williams
Narrated by: Melissa Reizian Frank
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Accepting her new case assignment may have been the worst decision she had ever made. 

FBI Agent Kari Wheeler's new case has her gathering the evidence to prove that a corrupt city official is accepting bribes and breaking the same adult entertainment laws he's supposed to be enforcing. But when Kari enters the seductive world of high-end clubs and sleazy strip joints she finds herself facing temptations too difficult to resist. Could the investigation end up destroying her career...and her marriage? 

PAY TO PLAY—an FBI thriller about greed and corruption inspired by actual true crime FBI cases featuring extortion, sex, money, and more—is the first book in the Philadelphia FBI crime series. Contains gritty scenes, with strong language. Buy the Kindle Edition, trade paperback or audiobook today! 

Jerri Williams, a retired FBI special agent, jokes that she writes crime fiction in an attempt to relive her glory days. After 26 years with the Bureau specializing in major economic fraud and corruption investigations, she called on her professional encounters with scams and schemers to write Pay to Play

You can find out more about Jerri at jerriwilliams.com. You can also connect with her on Twitter @jerriwilliams1 or Facebook at Jerri Williams Author. 

©2016 Jerri Williams (P)2017 Jerri Williams

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Good read, next please

For a first book you did great. I'm pleased you no longer are in the FBI; so you can write for us Aussies. Looking forward to your next audio book. Have read a little of your'FBI Myths and Misconceptions...' also good. Audible will need 6 stars to rate your future books. Thanks again Jerri 🤗

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Don’t start unless you’re ready to get pulled in!

I bought this book because I love the pod cast Jerri Williams hosts.
I was pleasantly surprised. I finished this book in three days, and I’m a full time college student and I work 55 hours a week. I highly recommend this novel, and I’m looking forward to reading her next book Greedy Givers!

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awesome read

I loved this book so much I couldn't stop listening. I listened to the whole thing in a day. Great job Mrs Williams.

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Great Story From an FBI Insider

Would you listen to Pay to Play again? Why?

Yes. Author knows the inner workings of an investigation, and it is fascinating to see how it really works.

What other book might you compare Pay to Play to and why?

If you like the procedural aspects of Michael Connelly but with a risque edge, you will love Pay to Play.

What does Melissa Reizian Frank bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Superb delivery.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

You are very interested in the main character, and want to race through the book to find out her secret.

Any additional comments?

Author has a fantastic podcast that gives you insight into her writing process, and conducts interviews with retired FBI officers that shows she is a respected former FBI agent who knows the intricate details of how investigations are conducted.

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Excellent Character Details

Great story, sympathetic characters, nice twist at the end. Respected and enjoyed the attention to the character details. Seems a well thought out plot and players. A bit graphic at times but more realistic for it. The reader was also excellent. I highly recommend!

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Very Entertaining

This was an excellent story that was very believable…dirty politicians and agents that had flaws.

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From Podcast Listener to Novel Binger

I’ve recently discovered Jerri’s podcast and I’m hooked - the stories and insight into true crime and FBI investigations is so intriguing - and Jerri’s experience carried itself right through to this novel. I was hooked from the start and listened in a single day! There were so many unexpected twists, in the best of ways. Excellent read - and a great mini-escape from true crime into a world of crime fiction. Loved it, thanks Jerri!

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SUPER BOOK

This story had me hooked from the very beginning.
Strong characters. The author did a great job of making you feel like you knew these people in reel life.
She described the places in the story so you feel like your there..
Loved this book I couldn't stop listening.

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Awesome Book!!!

This book is wonderful. Jerri is a wonderful story teller. She really built up the characters and made them real and made me like and care about some and hate others. I didn’t want to stop listening. I can’t wait for the next one in the series. Please don’t stop creating more Jerri.

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Highly entertaining!

This was my first audio read and I found it fast-paced and very entertaining. Can’t wait for a sequel!

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