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Author(s): Karen Grigsby Bates
Genre: Mystery
Imprint: Griot Audio
CD - unabridged
Audio (10 discs)
Product Number: CF375
Released: Aug 14, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440746970
Narrator/s: Robin Miles
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Karen Grigsby Bates, a contributor to People magazine and the Los Angeles Times and an NPR commentator, delivers a slick mystery featuring sharp-tongued reporter Alex Powell. While attending the National Association of Black Journalists conference, Alex discovers the dead body of a publishing bigwig who was about to be toasted as journalist of the year. As Alex investigates, she uncovers deadly secrets-and puts her own life in danger.


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Product Number: BX00005118
Product Number:Z00680
Product Number:CF375

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Author(s): Karen Grigsby Bates
Narrator(s): Robin Miles
Genre: Mystery
Product Number Z00680
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449883805

Professional reviews

"When publisher Everett Carson is found murdered at the National Association of Black Journalists Conference, it's up to reporter Alex Powell to solve the mystery before she becomes the murderer's next victim. Narrator Robin Miles's stellar presentation of the variety of African-American characters in this novel is a linguistic revelation of the range and extent of the black diaspora. Miles is a tour de force as an elderly Southern black woman, a tony white Beverly Hills matron, a British-educated African businessman, and a Cuban restaurateur. This contemporary mystery reveals in manners and style the world of the upper echelons of African-American society. P.R. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

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