Clare Carlson Mystery: Book 6
Publication Date: January 2, 2024
Wendy Kyle took secrets to her grave— now, Clare Carlson is digging them up
New York City has no shortage of crime, making for a busy schedule for TV newswoman Clare Carlson. But not all crimes are created equal, and when an explosive planted in a car detonates and kills a woman, Clare knows it’ll be a huge story for her.
But it’s not only about the story—Clare also wants justice for the victim, Wendy Kyle. Wendy had sparked controversy as an NYPD officer, ultimately getting kicked off the force after making sexual harassment allegations and getting into a physical altercation with her boss. Then, she started a private investigations business, catering to women who suspected their husbands of cheating. Undoubtedly, Wendy had angered many people with her work, so the list of her suspected murderers is seemingly endless.
Despite the daunting investigation, Clare dives in headfirst. As she digs deeper, she attracts the attention of many rich and powerful people who will stop at nothing to keep her from breaking the truth about the death of Wendy Kyle—and exposing their personal secrets that Wendy took to her grave.
Facing a milestone birthday and the impending sale of her news channel, Clare Carlson is searching for another big story to keep her in front of the camera.
That story comes with a car bomb that kills Wendy Kyle, a private investigator and former police officer known for exposing cheating husbands.
Author R.G. Belsky delivers an action-packed thriller in Broadcast Blues. Not only does it provide visibility within the world of television reporting, but it showcases the determination of a woman to find the truth.
Because the story rolls along at a quick pace, every detail contributes to the overall purpose. Clare’s character is compelling, particularly with her confidence and sense of humor. She takes on some powerful people determined to keep the story buried.
Broadcast Blues serves up a riveting story driven by a tenacious reporter who will do whatever it takes to uncover the truth.
R.G. Belsky is an award-winning author of crime fiction and a journalist in New York City. His newest mystery, Broadcast Blues, was published on January 2 by Oceanview. It is the sixth in a series featuring Clare Carlson, the news director for a New York City TV station. The first book, Yesterday’s News, was named Best Mystery of 2018 at Deadly Ink. The second, Below the Fold, won the Foreward INDIES award for Best Mystery of 2019. Belsky has published 20 novels—all set in the New York city media world where he has had a long career as a top editor at the New York Post, New York Daily News, Star magazine and NBC News. He also writes thrillers under the name Dana Perry.. And he is a contributing writer for The Big Thrill magazine and BookTrib.
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