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Heartbeat: A Short Story
     

Heartbeat: A Short Story

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by Katia Lief
 
A DANGEROUS SECRET, A BROKEN HEART

Effie Miller has been a loyal assistant to Ted Stollit for many years. But when she receives a diagnosis of terminal cancer, she decides she will no longer keep the secret that has made her boss rich. Their confrontation on Christmas eve will prove deadly for one of them.

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A DANGEROUS SECRET, A BROKEN HEART

Effie Miller has been a loyal assistant to Ted Stollit for many years. But when she receives a diagnosis of terminal cancer, she decides she will no longer keep the secret that has made her boss rich. Their confrontation on Christmas eve will prove deadly for one of them.

Editorial Reviews

Midwest Book Review
"Suspense at a high level." -Midwest Book Review
Lisa Gardner
“Mesmerizing.” –Lisa Gardner
New York Journal of Books
“Readers will want to read more of this talented writer’s work.” –New York Journal of Books
Publishers Weekly
“Taut, clean storytelling.” –Publishers Weekly

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015731583
Publisher:
Blue Table Books
Publication date:
12/08/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
282,368
File size:
719 KB

Meet the Author

Katia Lief is best known for her internationally acclaimed crime novels, some written pseudonymously as Kate Pepper. Her Karin Schaeffer thriller series, which began in 2010 with You Are Next and concludes in 2013 with The Money Kill, is currently being published by HarperCollins. Katia teaches fiction writing at The New School in Manhattan and lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more at katialief.com

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Heartbeat: A Short Story 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not the ending that I expected.
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midnytmary More than 1 year ago
Pulled me right in. Wanted to keep reading. Way too short, was not ready for it to end. Will look for more books by this author.
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shr More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was great because it keeps your attention at all times and with some surprises also.very,very,very much worth .99 cents