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).
A crime reporter for a major Miami newspaper, Cuban-born Britt Montero practically sleeps with a police scanner by her bedside. When a high-speed police chase leads to the death of a black football hero, Britt discovers that what seems like an open-and-shut case is actually an intricate web of racially charged violence.
As the city she loves explodes into a major riot, Britt is caught up in life-threatening events that bring the case to a final shocking twist.
“First-rate entertainment.” —Kirkus Reviews
Contents Under Pressure by Edna Buchanan
- Publisher : Hyperion; 1st edition (September 3, 1992)
- Language: : English
- Hardcover : 288 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1562829327
- ISBN-13 : 978-1562829322
- Reading age : 13 years and up
- Grade level : 8 and up
- Item Weight : 1.45 pounds
- Dimensions : 6.38 x 1.13 x 9.5 inches