Missing Mark (eBook)


From the award-winning author of Stalking Susan, TV reporter Riley Spartz returns in another breathtaking, furiously-paced thriller.
When Riley Spartz sees a want ad reading “Wedding Dress for Sale: Never Worn,” she finds a jilted bride unsure whether her groom got cold feet or has become a cold case himself.  Her betrothed, Mark, last seen at the rehearsal dinner, never showed up for the wedding, humiliating his bride, Madeline—and her high-strung, high-society mother—in front of 300 guests. When Riley’s curious missing person case leads to a dangerous murder investigation, she discovers a startling motive for Mark’s disappearance.  Riley now has a TV exclusive guaranteed to win the ratings . . . if she lives to report it.

From the Paperback edition.

About the Author

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JULIE KRAMER is the author Stalking Susan. She’s currently a freelance network news producer. Prior to that, she was a national award-winning television investigative producer at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. She lives with her husband and sons in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Praise for Missing Mark…

Praise for Missing Mark

"Smart dialogue and a fleet pace make this second outing in Kramer's fledgling series (after 2008's Stalking Susan) a crowd-pleaser." —People

If you enjoy Sue Grafton's alphabet series with Kinsey Millhone, or Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta books, you will enjoy Missing Mark." —Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Kramer has a winning series here." —Booklist

"Every bit as entertaining as her first [book], and even more intriguing... Kramer fills the book with wonderful characters and a story that never quits. A new star in the mystery skies, Kramer will be one to watch as she gets better with each book." —Crimespree

"The twists and turns keep the adrenaline racing." —Library Journal

"Slick...clever.... a fun mystery thriller." —Publishers Weekly

“A fast pace, a smart heroine, and fresh voice. Julie Kramer has what it takes to keep readers turning pages.” —Tami Hoag

Praise for Stalking Susan

“Riley Spartz is a classic spunky investigator. She'll have readers cheering for her gutsy determination to stop the killings—and boost her ratings.” —USA TODAY

"Truly scary, no matter what your name is." —People

"Dazzling debut...Readers who enjoy novels by authors like Janet Evanovich will soon be stalking Julie Kramer—on the bookstore shelves, that is."  —Chicago Tribune

“Kramer writes with heart and pizzazz. Her past as a TV producer lends authority to an entertaining story. ” —Kirkus

“Impressive debut thriller . . . readers will look forward to seeing a lot more of the appealing Riley.” —PW starred review

"Stalking Susan is a fantastic debut. Julie Kramer has crafted a thriller that will get your heart racing." —Vince Flynn

"Julie Kramer knows both the TV newsroom and the art of telling a rocking good story. Stalking Susan is chilling, twisty, and clever." —Kathy Reichs

"Tough, edgy, filled with sharply drawn characters from the world of television news, Stalking Susan grips you from the beginning with its fast, compelling action, its mystery and, not least, with its intriguing heroine.” —John Sandford

"Julie Kramer has written a serial-killer novel I found too scary to read after dark, too poignant to read without crying, and too gripping to put down. I was also glad my name isn’t Susan. A dashing debut with wit, pace, depth of character, and a fascinating look inside the world of television news." —Harley Jane Kozak

Product Details ISBN-13: 9780385530316
Published: Anchor, 07/14/2009
Language: en

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