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Hard News (Rune #3)

Jeffery Deaver

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From the bestselling author of the Bone Collector novels, soon to be an NBC series

Rune is an aspiring filmmaker with more ambition than political savvy, paying her dues as an assistant cameraperson for the local news. But she's got her eyes on the prize, the network's hot newsmagazine, Current Events—and she's got the story she knows will get her there.

Poking around in the video archives, Rune spots a taped interview with Randy Boggs, who's doing hard time in Attica for a murder he claims he didn't commit. Rune can't say exactly why, but she's sure he's innocent. If she can prove it, Current Events won't merely report the news, it'll make news—and Rune's career.

But what she could be writing is Randy Boggs's epitaph—and her own. Rune's newly discovered witness soon turns up dead. A hit man from Miami is on Rune's trail, and Boggs is finding prison even more dangerous than before. Someone wants this story killed, and it could be the girl with the camera who ends up on the cutting room floor.

Praise For Hard News (Rune #3)

"Provides an excellent feel for the TV news industry. The plot twists are truly surprising. Totally recommended."
-- The Drood Review of Mystery

"Deaver is a master of ticking-bomb suspense!"
-- People

"Deaver will immobilize you with his deviousness!"
-- Rocky Mountain News

"Rune is a breath of fresh air."
-- Booklist

"Peerless entertainment."
-- Kirkus Reviews

Don't miss Jeffery Deaver's other gripping novels featuring his unforgettable heroine:

"[Rune] is a breath of fresh air!"
-- Booklist

Manhattan Is My Beat
"Highly original and very entertaining."
-- Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

Death of a Blue Movie Star
"Innovative and entertaining...truly an original."
-- The Drood Review of Mystery

and look for:

The Lesson of Her Death
Mistress of Justice
Available from Bantam Books

Bantam, 9780553583298, 304pp.

Publication Date: January 2, 2001

About the Author

Jeffery Deaver is the #1 international bestselling author of more than thirty-five novels, three collections of short stories, and a nonfiction law book. His books are sold in 150 countries and translated into 25 languages. His first novel featuring Lincoln Rhyme, The Bone Collector, was made into a major motion picture starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. He's received or been shortlisted for a number of awards around the world, including Novel of the Year by the International Thriller Writers and the Steel Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association in the United Kingdom. In 2014, he was the recipient of three lifetime achievement awards. A former journalist, folksinger, and attorney, he was born outside of Chicago and has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University.