Death is Potential

A Kate Swift Mystery

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Book 1 of Kate Swift Mysteries
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Pub Date 22 Aug 2023 | Archive Date 15 Mar 2024

Description

“A U.S. marshal stumbles into romance and a homicide case at a therapeutic hot-springs resort in Burnett’s debut thriller…New lovers headline this unhurried but worthwhile murder mystery.” 


-Kirkus Reviews 


“Action-packed, fast-paced, and excitement-filled, Death is Potential by Bob Burnett was a delight to read.” 


-City Book Reviews 

When U.S. Marshall Kate Swift enters a trauma-recovery workshop, she never expects to be caught up in a fiery romance and a violent crime wave.

As Kate and Tom Scott grow close, their bond is tested by series of murders. After fire shuts down access to Big Sur, and the workshop, Kate takes control of the police investigation. To save Tom’s life, Kate must find the killer.

Perfect for mystery and romance fans, Death is Potential is a nuanced combination of “The Guest List” by Lucy Foley and “Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty—with a touch of the humor of “Squeeze Me” by Carl Hiaasen.

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“A U.S. marshal stumbles into romance and a homicide case at a therapeutic hot-springs resort in Burnett’s debut thriller…New lovers headline this unhurried but worthwhile murder mystery.” 


-Kirkus...


A Note From the Publisher

About the Author
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Bob Burnett is a founder of Cisco Systems and has participated in many retreats at the famed Institute. While the events portrayed at Satori are completely fictional, Burnett drew on his experiences there to create incredibly realistic portrayals of what it is like to spend time at such a retreat and the kinds of deep friendships that can be forged by engaging in a group therapy session. His many years working in Silicon Valley, from its infancy in the 1960’s through the late 1980’s, when he finally stepped away from his work as a tech executive also helped him capture a realistic portrayal of the Silicon Valley community. Finally, one of Burnett’s earliest jobs-before he ever worked in computers-was as a probation officer in Orange County and that helped him formulate his portrayals of Federal Marshal Kate Swift and the other law enforcement officers depicted in the book. Burnett now lives in Northern CA, not far from Napa Valley. Raised as a Quaker, Burnett has also worked as a political activist over the years and has published many political columns in outlets such as The Huffington Post, In These Times and more. This is his first novel.

About the Author
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Bob Burnett is a founder of Cisco Systems and has participated in many retreats at the famed Institute. While the events portrayed at Satori are...


Advance Praise

Kristi Elizabeth Los Angeles Book Review

Star Rating: 5 / 5

Death is Potential is a fantastic read for anyone who loves a suspenseful mystery with a cast of richly developed characters... Readers will enjoy the steady pace of Death is Potential, which combines mystery and suspense with a touch of romance thrown in. With themes of loss, love, and trauma, this book will have readers embracing every word they read.

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Kristi Elizabeth Los Angeles Book Review

Star Rating: 5 / 5

Death is Potential is a fantastic read for anyone who loves a suspenseful mystery with a cast of richly developed characters... Readers...


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ISBN 9798822916869
PRICE $2.99 (USD)
PAGES 322

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