Open Meetings (Jillian Hillcrest, #2)

Open Meetings (Jillian Hillcrest, #2) PR Executive Jillian Hillcrest Is Having Lunch With A Reporter Colleague When A Woman Enters And Begs Him Not To Print Anything She S Told Him Because They Will Kill Her If He Does A Few Days Later, The Reporter Tells Jillian That The Woman Was Killed In A Car Crash In His Hometown The Police Ruled Her Death An Accident Caused By Driving Under The Influence Of Alcohol.Although Jillian Is Busy Promoting Her Silicon Valley Biotech Company, The Reporter Draws Her Into An Investigation Of His Hometown S Police Department, Located In California North Of The Napa Sonoma Wine Region Coincidentally, Jillian S Neighbor Cynthia Anderson Wonders About The Untimely Death Of Her Policeman Husband Years Earlier As Part Of The Same Police Department Meanwhile, Jillian S Ex Husband Hovers Over Her To Reverse The Ex Status Unfortunately, None Of Them Anticipates The Frightening Events That Follow.This Is The Second Of The Jillian Hillcrest Mysteries. Open Meetings by Joyce T Strand was inspired by real events Mysteries and thrillers are my favorite novels and this one did not let me down The Brown Act is a California law that requires government meetings to be Open Meetings As we lose journalism as we knew it and investigative journalism seems to be coming obsolete, who will be the Watchdogs if the citizens are kept in the dark The government is able to run amok, politicians becoming littlethan dictators over their do
I won this book through First reads and I am so glad I did It is a first novel I ve read written by Joyce T Strand A Jillian Hillcest Mystery I thought this book was excellent such a great read and very fasinating I would have gave this bookthen 5 stars if I could There is a first novel that this one leads on from but I found I did not have to read it as in this novel had all the infomation in it from what had occurred in the last, which I thought that was great It all began with Ji I won this book through First reads and I am so glad I did It is a first novel I ve read written by Joyce T Strand A Jillian Hillcest Mystery I thought this book was excellent such a great read and very fasinating I would have gave this bookthen 5 stars if I could There is a first novel that this one leads on from but I found I did not have to read it as in this novel had all the infomation in it from what had occurred in the last, which I thought that was great It all began with Jillian who is the Vice President of Corporate Communications for Harmonia Therapeutics, a small local biotechnology firm Jillian was having a meeting with Miles which is a reporter to discuss her companys role in the upcoming statewide conference of city and country officials While they were in the meeting a distressed women enters and begs Miles not to print anything she
Interview with Joyce Strand at ll love her books PR Executive Jillian Hillcrest is back and smack dab in the middle of another mystery With the second installment in her Jillian Hillcrest Mystery series, Joyce Strand easily pulls her fans back into the fray as Jillian and her sidekicks work to solve another crime.Still in recovery mode after her narrow escape from death, Jillian Hillcrest is back to her job of PR Executive at Harmonia, fielding stockholders, juggling preparations for a panel on which she is sitting, and planning a fundraising PR Executive Jillian Hillcrest is back and smack dab in the middle of another mystery With the second installment in her Jillian Hillcrest Mystery series, Joyce Strand easily pul
The book is laid out well with short chapters that are of a ideal length when you only have a short time to read each day This makes it an ideal book to read each evening in bed The book has a good layout with an easy to read font and is not heavy, making it a comfortable to hold I enjoyed the storyline of the mysterious and frightening events that happen in the life of Jillian Hillcrest who is the owner of a Silicon Valley Biotech company It
This is the second installment in the Jillian Hillcrest Mystery Series and I must say, once Joyce Strand draws you in, you are hooked I quite enjoyed the antics of the heroine, Jillian and her friends sidekicks in trying to unravel this new mystery and keep themselves out
The story was OK but the writing was so so The dialog was very stilted and unnatural, could have been improved simply by using contractions This author needs to loosen up