"With her newest book, Julie Kramer's reputation and following ought to soar. This wonderfully sardonic look at murder is not only surprisingly poignant, but a flat-out tour de force of harrowing twists and turns."
—New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger
"Julie Kramer has one of the best new series in crime fictions....You'll be turning the pages all night." --New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline
"Snappy repartee, tauntingly written, drum tight in its execution."
—New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry
"Julie Kramer's Killing Kate
offers everything a novel should—a most engaging protagonist, page-turning thrills, plot twists, and a host of characters that jump off the page. I loved it!"
—New York Times bestselling author Heather Graham
“Kramer tells the tale from both Riley's and the killer's points of view, and this strategy . . . keeps the pages turning. . . . Kramer gives readers a strong sense of a reporter's daily routine, drawing in details of other news stories and Riley's personal life to add texture to the novel." - Booklist
"Best-selling author Kramer surpasses her previous three Riley Spartz titles with this feverishly suspenseful, nail-biting thriller with a gutsy heroine." - Library Journal
“The fourth Riley Spartz mystery by Minnesota author Julie Kramer is her best yet...The writing is so crisp, it will keep readers turning the pages. TV reporter-investigative journalist Spartz is at her feistiest, the dialogue is at its sharpest and the main plot is chillingly suspenseful. There's plenty of action and a jaw-dropping penultimate scene that sets up the potential for another book in the series.” —Associated Press
About the Author
is a journalist turned novelist. She writes a series of thrillers set in the desperate world of TV news. Julie has won the Daphne du Maurier Award for Mainstream Mystery/Suspense, RT
Reviewer’s Choice Award for Best First Mystery as well as the Minnesota Book Award. Her work has also been nominated for the Anthony, Barry, Shamus, Mary Higgins Clark, and RT
Best Amateur Sleuth Awards. She formerly ran WCCO-TV’s investigative unit before becoming a freelance network news producer for NBC and CBS. She lives with her family in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.