But now she's stonewalled. How did D. Wayne Hudson, a well-respected black, die? Did the cops do it?
Her editor wants to play it down, but Montero is onto a story about excessive police violence. When it breaks, so does the fragile truce that holds the city together. Montero finds her very life is at stake.
"Edna Buchanan is outrageous and unrivaled. Wonderful and unforgettable!" --Patricia D. Cornwell
Contents Under Pressure book. Edna Buchanan, Donada Peters (Narrator). CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE - Good Buchanan, Edna - 1st in Britt Montero series
Contents Under Pressure book. CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE - Good Buchanan, Edna - 1st in Britt Montero series. When a black football star dies following a police car chase, crime reporter Britt Montero suspects a cover-up and is determined to find out. Her investigation takes her from the high-intensity of the newsroom to riding the dangerous and often violent midnight beat with the cops.
Edna Rydzik Buchanan was born in 1939 near Paterson, New Jersey. These titles include Contents Under Pressure; Miami, It's Murder; Suitable for Framing; Margin of Error, and Act of Betrayal. She attended creative writing classes at Montclair State Teacher's College. Buchanan was one of the first female crime reporters in Miami. She has been a contributor to several magazines, including Fame, Family Circle, Cosmopolitan and Rolling Stone.
A thirty-ton crane being used to remove a forty-five-ton metal sign over the Palmetto Expressway toppled over, and the sign crashed onto the roadway.
A thirty-ton crane being used to remove a forty-five-ton metal sign over the Palmetto Expressway toppled over, and the sign crashed onto the roadway rs were trapped in a six-hour traffic jam that spawned three heart attacks and numerous fistfights. The official temperature was 92, but out on the sun-blasted pavement it had to be 110. I parked on a side street that flanked the Palmetto and climbed the embankment to the x-way to interview the unhappy workers, hassled highway patrolmen, and melting motorists.
CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE by Edna Buchanan is the first in the Britt Montero mystery series
CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE by Edna Buchanan is the first in the Britt Montero mystery series. The author has hit a home run. However, to fully appreciate the storyline and Buchanan's writing, a reader needs to know a little about the author. PC's, laptops and cell phones exist but aren't used in proliferation as current day. CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE is fast-paced and loaded with all kinds of crime stories, which are occurring concurrently with the main suspense case.
I listened to the recorded book, ably read by Donada Peters. I am an avid reader of Edna Buchanan's books. Edna really tells it like is about life and crime in Miami
book by Edna Buchanan. I listened to the recorded book, ably read by Donada Peters. Action and Suspense with a Strong Female Character. Published by Thriftbooks. Edna really tells it like is about life and crime in Miami.
Contents Under Pressure is an immensely satisfying read, one that will leave its audience craving more. Miami, Florida - one of America's most exotic and dangerous cities - is journalist Edna Buchanan's beat. In the widely acclaimed The Corpse Had a Familiar Face and Never Let Them See You Cry, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Miami Herald reporter took her readers through the dark underbelly of the Sunshine State, where murder, drugs, and corruption are as common as sand on the beaches. Now, Buchanan brings her years of hard-won experience, her unflinching eye, and her warm and witty prose style to bear in her powerful new novel.
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Contents Under Pressure. From New York Times–bestselling author comes the first in the hard-hitting series starring a Miami crime reporter is a crackling good page-turner (USA Today).
Edna Buchanan (née Rydzik, born March 16, 1939) is an American journalist and writer best known for her crime mystery novels
Edna Buchanan (née Rydzik, born March 16, 1939) is an American journalist and writer best known for her crime mystery novels. She won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for General News Reporting "for her versatile and consistently excellent police beat reporting. Buchanan was born in Paterson, New Jersey. In high school she worked in a coat factory and after graduating she worked, along with her mother, at a Western Electric plant.