Our site will be undergoing maintenance from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 20. During this time, Bookshop, checkout, and other features will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Cookies must be enabled to use this website.
Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Mystery & Detective / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:197
  • eBook ISBN:9781617923746

Death By Deadline

Can out-of-control local news kill people?

by Larry Kane

Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
Death By Deadline is a mystery thriller that takes you deep into the heart of local TV News, with heroes, villains, and a look at how the battle to be first with a story than climax in unthinkable catastrophe. Can local news kill people? That's the essential question as the author takes you through a mosaic of politics. the underworld, government, and the life of a big city as seen through the prism of courageous journalists and their corrupt and devious counterparts. Death by Deadline is a story of murder, mayhem, and hope. accompanied by unforgettable characters, and some of the most unusual newsroom humor that you will ever read. This is not for the fainthearted, but is IS for people who want to walk the fine line between solid reporting and the tragedy of journalistic deceit. The people are not real. Can it happen? Maybe, on some dark day in the future, unless it is too late.
PRAISE FOR "DEATH BY DEADLINE: "A page-turning and riveting morality play that may be a wake up call to some local news directors around the country." David Cohen, Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation "Respected Author and legendary newsman Larry Kane has woven a complex and compelling tale of intrigue, betrayal and greed in his high voltage, high velocity, debut novel, Death By Deadline. Kane skillfully guides his readers through newsrooms, boardrooms and bedrooms, where they can share the dirty secrets of sex, politics and power that only a true insider , who has seen it all can expose. Against the canvas of a community gripped by the fear, Kane constructs a dazzling mosaic of media, money and murder. Death by Deadline is the story of what happens when journalists, police and government officials are compromised by they own passions and perversions, leaving the people they are supposed to protect in jeopardy. This is the most fascinating story you won't be able to see on the Six O'Clock News." Paul Gluck, two time major market News Director, Member of National Board of NATAS (emmys), Former VP-Station Manager of Public Television Station in Philadelphia, and currently associate Professor Temple University, and General Manager of Temple TV. "Kept me on the edge of my seat from start to finish....it touched every emotion from deep despair and concern to absolute hilarity. I LOVED IT!! " Merrill Reese, Voice of the Philadelphia Eagles "I hope this novel makes everyone who watches the news, goes on-line, or picks up a newspaper – ask themselves one question - “Who should I trust”? Michelle Murray, Four-time TV News Director. Vice President, News, Comcast Sportsnet, Philadelphia "Can an esteemed journalist write a nail biting, page turner novel? Simply put, yes. Kane has mastered the art of blending roller coaster suspense with acute detail and Death by Deadline is an enthralling mix. And what a dazzling accomplishment that is. Run, don't walk to your nearest e-reader to read this book. " Robert Traynham., Washington Bureau Chief, Comcast Network. Frequent contributor to MSNBC, CNN, and Fox.
About the author
Larry Kane, Emmy award winning journalist, is the Dean of Philadelphia news anchors, having worked at three owned and operated network TV Stations in Philadelphia. The New York Times best selling author has penned "Larry Kane's Philadelphia "and two books on his travels as the only American in the Beatles entourage at every stop in 1064 and 1965. Kane has covered every political convention since 1968, and has interviewed every President since Lyndon Johnson. He began his career in 1957, and has been in Philadelphia broadcasting since 1966. Kane, the recipient of a lifetime achievement Emmy, is the host of Voice of Reason on the Comcast Network, a consultant for Comcast Corporation. and a special contributor for KYW Newsradio. He lives with his wife Donna in the Philadelphia area. They are the parents of two married children, and the grandparents of two boys.