Headline: Murder

Headline: Murder


By April Lindgren


How far will a reporter go to get her story when a politician is viciously murdered? 

When Pia Keyne, a feisty political reporter, becomes entertainment editor at a large urban newspaper she finds herself embroiled in the vicious murder of a high-profile politician. Pia quickly uncovers sexual overtones to the killing, as well as a possible cover-up of Nazi stolen art. The ink might just run red when Pia's involvement draws the attention of the murderer. And will she be putting her life at risk? Or just her heart? 

What starts out as a simple headline story quickly turns into something more dangerous. Having spent years trying to overcome the painful secrets of her own past, Pia Keyne must now choose who to trust, who to love, and who to track down as a possible source—for her story, and for murder.

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About the Author

April Lindgren has worked for more than twenty years as a journalist, editorial writer and radio and television political commentator. Her last "beat"— and the inspiration for this, her first book—was covering provincial politics at the Ontario legislature in Toronto for CanWest newspapers. She now teaches at Ryerson University's School of Journalism in Toronto, where she lives with her partner Anatoliy.

Product Information

  • Release: March 31, 2008

  • $11.95 Paperback

  • 312 Pages

  • 5.25 x 7.5

  • Mystery

  • ISBN: 9781897187418

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Awards for Headline: Murder

  • 2009 Arthur Ellis First Novel Award Finalist

Praise for Headline: Murder

"April Lindgren skillfully rips away the protective layers of Pia's aggressive and fearless personality." - Medora Sale, author of Pursued by Shadows

"Entertaining and sure to amuse anyone with more than a passing interest in the Canadian arts scene." - Toronto Sun

"Skilfully plotted and well-written, a who'll-get-it-next, with edgy pacing and believable dialogue." - Hamilton Spectator

"A thoroughly breezy and delightful mystery from first-time author April Lindgren." - Ottawa Citizen

"[Lindgren's] got a winning investigator in political reporter Pia Keyne." - The Globe and Mail