Deadline : Sam Perry Mysteries

  • by K. A. Tracy
  • Narrated by Julia Farhat
  • Series: Sam Perry Mysteries
  • 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When a young drifter is found murdered in the desert outside of Palm Springs, the police start their investigation - but it's crime reporter Sam Perry who gets to the bottom of the story. Working her way backward to piece together the victim's mysterious life, Sam gets drawn into the seedier side of the glamorous resort town, a world of strip clubs, blackmail, and betrayal. All suspicions point toward former A-list actress and now mayoral candidate Ellen Konrad, a woman that Sam can't quite figure out but is deeply intrigued by. As their mutual attraction grows, the clues begin to add up, and the list of people with secrets and a motive to kill multiplies. When she finally untangles the shocking story behind the drifter's death, the revelations put Sam and those closest to her in grave danger.
K. A. Tracy has penned a superb series debut, introducing a hard-nosed crime reporter that is perfect for fans of Michael Connelly and Liza Marklund.


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Secrets Kill

A pretty good mystery with multiple inter tangled relationships and at least two, perhaps three story climaxes. The literary narrative is done by reporter Samantha Perry who after witnessing the aftermath of an entire family killed and tortured has semi-retired to the desert to do bingo fixing features for a small local weekly. Then Sam is sent to do an initial report on a dead body located in the desert and the scent of a major crime has her investigating instincts alive again.
While doing her sleuthing reporter thing she meets a gorgeous Hollywood A Lister who is currently running for mayor of Palm Springs. Sam, having pushed down her lesbian desires after a bad experience as a teenager is energized by the intelligent, talented, beautiful actress. As usual in books, television shows and movies, human nature and realism are stretched past the breaking point in pursuit of drama a time or two. In spite of those limitations this one rates as a solid 4 star read/listen.
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- Me & My Girls


Mystery lite. A girlie romance, shallow predictable characters detract from a good story line.
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- Donna

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-20-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios