Title: FATAL ACT: A Detective Geraldine Steel Mystery
Author: Leigh Russell
Release Date: December 23, 2014
Publisher: Witness Impulse an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
~ Synopsis ~After a glamorous young TV soap star dies in a car crash, all eyes are on the Detective Geraldine Steel to discover what caused the tragic accident. Another driver was involved in the collision yet seems to have miraculously walked away unscathed and has now vanished. The deceased had no obvious enemies and nothing to hide, so the investigation seems to be stalling. But when another young actress is found dead it becomes painfully clear that there is a murderer on the loose targeting beautiful, famous women. The only problem is that whoever is committing these crimes isn’t leaving any clues. With public pressure mounting, Geraldine Steel unwittingly risks her sergeant’s life in their search to track down a serial killer...
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Detective Geraldine Steel finds herself in the middle of investigating the murder of a high profile young soap opera actress. All evidence points to her older successful live in boyfriend as the prime suspect but Geraldine does not quite think so.
At first it appears to be a car accident but when they find that she was stabbed by a glass from the accident they realized she was murder. The other vehicle in the accident was owned by her boyfriend and no one saw anyone leaving the vehicle.
When other young female actresses are found dead who having a connection to the boyfriend keeps popping up dead leaving no clues, someone wants the boyfriend Geraldine must find the murder before he strikes again.
Fast pace thriller that keeps you glued.
About the Author
LEIGH RUSSELL is described as “a brilliant talent” by Jeffery Deaver. CUT SHORT (2009) was shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger Award for Best First Novel. Road Closed (2010) was listed as a Top Read on Eurocrime. With Dead End (2011) Leigh’s detective Geraldine Steel was Number 1 on amazon kindle’s bestseller chart for female sleuths. Leigh Russell is the award-winning author of the Geraldine Steel and Ian Peterson mysteries. She is an English teacher who lives in the UK with her family.
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