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Fatal error

by Jance, Judith A.

Format: Book on CD 2011
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Bethel Park Public Library Audio/Visual CD JANCE Judith
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
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Call Number  CD JANCE Judith
Ali Reynolds begins the summer thinking her most difficult challenge will be surviving a six-week- long course as the lone forty-something female at the Arizona Police Academy--not to mention taking over the 6:00 AM shift at her family's restaurant while her parents enjoy a long overdue Caribbean cruise. However, when Brenda Riley, a colleague from Ali's old news broadcasting days in California, shows up in town with an alcohol problem and an unlikely story about a missing fiance, Ali reluctantly agrees to help. The man posing as Brenda's fiance is revealed to be Richard Lowensdale, a cyber-sociopath who has left a trail of broken hearts in his virtual wake. When he is viciously murdered, the women he once victimized are considered suspects. The police soon focus their investigation on Brenda, who is already known to have broken into Richard's home and computer before vanishing without a trace. Attempting to clear her friend's name, Ali is quickly drawn into a web of online intrigue that may lead to a real-world "fatal error."
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "After successfully completing training at the Arizona Police Academy, Ali Reynolds is furloughed by the Yavapai County Sheriff's Department because of budget cuts. So when Brenda Riley, a former TV journalist gone to seed, asks for help in finding her online fiancé, Ali is game. A background check by Ali's boyfriend's computer-security company, High Noon Enterprises, reveals Brenda's fiancé to be Richard Lowensdale, an engineer laid off by failing defense contractor Rutherford International. It turns out Richard has a history of cyberstalking vulnerable women. Then Richard turns up murdered, and Brenda, after being labeled a suspect, disappears. Ali's search for Brenda puts her in pursuit of a coldblooded killer and in the midst of an FBI investigation involving Rutherford's unscrupulous dealings. A pushy broad who's about to become a grandmother, Ali has the savvy and the resources (wealth from her late husband and technical assistance from High Noon) to go where an investigation leads. This sixth outing in the series (after Trial by Fire, 2009) offers an entertaining mix of sleuthing and human relationships.--Leber, Michele Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Near the start of Jance's entertaining sixth Ali Reynolds thriller (after Trial by Fire), ex-TV anchor Ali agrees to meet Brenda Riley, a former news colleague, at a Peoria, Ariz., bar. Drunk and out of control, Brenda complains to Ali that she can't reach her fiance, Richard Lattimer, whom she met online but has never met in person. Brenda hasn't even seen his photograph. The shadowy fiance turns out to be Richard Lowensdale, a cyber stalker who starts intense relationships online, proposes marriage, then blocks the women's e-mails. When Richard is murdered five months later at his Grass Valley, Calif., home, Brenda, who uncovered his hobby and was exposing him to other victims, becomes the likely suspect. Jance keeps firm control of a believable yet complex plot that spins on contemporary issues of cyber stalking and the economic downturn. Spread over several months, the plot never stalls and leads to a logical and exciting finale. (Feb.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series Ali Reynolds mystery
Bks 10.5 and 11.5 features Joanna Brady from J. A. Jance's Joanna Brady series
#1 - Edge of evil
#2 - Web of evil
#3 - Hand of evil
#4 - Cruel intent
#5 - Trial by fire
#6 - Fatal error
#7 - Left for dead
#8 - Deadly stakes
#9 - Moving target
#10 - Cold betrayal
#11 - Clawback
#12 - Man overboard
#13 - Duel to the death
#14 - The A list
Subjects Reynolds, Ali (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police recruits -- Fiction.
Arizona -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Publisher Prince Frederick, MD :Recorded Books,2011
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Ziémba, Karen, narrator.
Recorded Books, LLC.
Simon & Schuster, inc.
Participants/Performers Narrated by Karen Ziemba.
Language English
Notes Compact disc.
Title from container.
Recording originally produced by Simon & Schuster, Inc., p2011.
In container (17 cm.)
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Description 9 audio discs (10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781449818920
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