Act of Betrayal by Edna Buchanan

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 3 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

As Miami journalist Britt Montero probes the bombing murder of a TV commentator, she meets Alex Reyes, an ex-prisoner of Castro, and uncovers a series of mysteriously missing boys and the man responsible for her father's execution by a Cuban firing squad thirty years earlier.
 

About Edna Buchanan

See more books from this Author
Edna Buchanan knows firsthand that underneath Miami's glistening facade lies a city torn by violence and muddied by corruption, where every moment a crime is waiting to happen. As a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter, Buchanan has exposed the seamier sides of this sun-drenched paradise, then used her more than twenty years of experience to create a dynamic and deadly Miami that vividly comes alive in each of her novels. Especially when the city is seen through the fiercely intense eyes of a tough newspaperwoman named Britt Montero. The author of eleven books, Buchanan has spent time behind bars -- with two serial killers. She lives in Miami, Florida.
 
Published April 27, 2014 by Diversion Books. 283 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Act of Betrayal

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

There's the bombing execution of Cuban TV-commentator Alex Aguirre, the disappearance of teenager Charles Randolph, and the order from on high to interview Castro-hating businessman Juan Carlos Reyes, who's never liked either Britt or the Miami News.

| Read Full Review of Act of Betrayal

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

With a pulsating narrative drive compensating for a lack of plot subtlety, Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter Buchanan bids fair to elevate Britt Montero (Suitable for Framing), her spunky Miami crime reporter, into the rarefied air breathed by female sleuths V.

| Read Full Review of Act of Betrayal

Entertainment Weekly

C Originally posted Mar 08, 1996 Published in issue #317 Mar 08, 1996 Order article reprints

Mar 08 1996 | Read Full Review of Act of Betrayal

Reader Rating for Act of Betrayal
80%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 17 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×