Killer Weekend by Ridley Pearson

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THAT?LL LEAVE READERS BREATHLESS.

Controversial New York State Attorney General Liz Shaler is announcing her candidacy for president at a high-profile convergence of media heavy-hitters. Also in attendance is an assassin with a brilliant and foolproof plan.
 

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Author Bio: Ridley Pearson is the award-winning co-author, along with Dave Barry, of Peter and the Starcatchers, Peter and the Shadow Thieves, Peter and the Secret of Rundoon, Peter and the Sword of Mercy, Escape From the Carnivale, Cave of the Dark Wind, Blood Tide, and Science Fair. In addition to Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark, Kingdom Keepers: Disney at Dawn, Kingdom Keepers: Disney in Shadow, and Kingdom Keepers: Power Play, he is also the author of the young adult thrillers Steel Trapp: The Challenge and Steel Trapp: The Academy. He has written more than twenty best-selling crime novels including Killer View and Killer Weekend. He was the first American to be awarded the Raymond Chandler/Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction at Oxford University.
 
Published July 10, 2007 by Jove. 369 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Business & Economics, Crime, Romance, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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During one of those periods when he felt kindly toward his political rival, Thomas Jefferson supposedly presented Adams with three excellent bottles of wine.

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Trevalian has usurped the identity of the guy he murdered back in Utah, and he has an elaborate and fairly high-tech plan to make it past the layers of private security and secret-service agents surrounding the Attorney General.

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Part-time Sun Valley resident and prolific thriller author Pearson (Killer Weekend, 2007, etc.) gives readers an informed take on valley politics, class divisions and rugged backcountry as Sheriff Walt Fleming returns for a second case.

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Now she is back in his sunny little hide-a-way to announce her candidacy for president and Walt is forced to work with a private security firm, the FBI, and the Secret Service to keep her protected after a death threat and a gruesome airport murder.

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Sun Valley, Idaho is a playground for the rich, and in Ridley Pearson's new thriller, Killer Summer, a wine auction in Sun Valley is the backdrop for an unthinkable caper.

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Fleming also believes that the murder in Salt Lake and the threat against Shaler are connected.

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Ridley Pearson brings Sheriff Walt Fleming back on duty in KILLER VIEW, the second novel in his new serial procedurals (following 2007’s KILLER WEEKEND).

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sometimes the reader accompanies Walt, sometimes the the men he wants to apprehend, sometimes Kevin, and so on.

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