Date: July 2003
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In the Act
investigating a story accusing the police of improper behavior,
newspaper reporter Jessie Rhoades' car is involved in a near-fatal
accident. She is rescued from the wreck by Clay Christopher, a freelance
reporter who retired when his wife died. Suspecting that her accident
was contrived to prevent her further investigation, Clay is drawn
out of his seclusion to investigate, and is thus given an incentive
to live again.
they try to learn who wants to kill Jessie and is trying to ruin
her paper. They find themselves drawn to each other, and helping
to mend the wounds of their past. The relationship between Jessie
and Clay is developed in depth, exploring how each resolves his
problems and deepens their feelings for each other.
is an excellent investigative mystery with insights into the newspaper
world, constant action and continuous suspense.