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The Bad Break: A Riley Ellison Mystery (Riley Ellison Mysteries #2) (Hardcover)
Riley Ellison has taken a great leap of faith by giving up her comfortable job at the Tuttle Corner Library for the exciting world of print journalism. Except that so far it hasn't been very exciting. All that changes when Riley's former co-worker Tabitha finds her soon-to-be father-in-law dead on the floor of his office, and Riley is asked to write his obituary. And when they discover Tabitha's fianc 's knife sticking out of his father's chest, Riley finds herself with a murder investigation to cover as well.
With Holman out on leave and mounting pressure from her boss, the mayor, and a bridezilla facing the possibility of a conjugal-visit honeymoon, Riley is desperate to prove she can handle the increasing demands of her new job. Despite warnings from her new boyfriend Jay, Riley blurs the line between reporter and investigator. Will Riley's rookie mistakes lead to more than just her byline ending up on the obituary page?
About the Author
Jill Orr is the author of The Good Byline, the first in the Riley Ellison Mystery series. Orr posts humor essays on her blog, An Exercise in Narcissism, and previously wrote features and a popular parenting column for COMO Living Magazine (formerly Columbia Home). She lives in Columbia, Missouri, with her husband and two children. An active member of Sisters in Crime, Orr serves on the board of the Unbound Book Festival. The Bad Break is her second book.