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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (7 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Steven Gore Narrator: John DeMita Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Mt. Shasta is far from the San Francisco sidewalk on which Harlan Donnally’s life nearly ended in a crossfire—but all too close to a decades-old secret that will force him into another.

The former detective swore he’d never play anyone’s postman. But a dying friend’s plea takes Donnally bearing a letter alive with tragedy toward a sister long dead—the victim of the bizarre criminality of a counterculture that had lost its way.

Stunned to learn that her killer was never prosecuted, Donnally soon finds himself in battle against a broken justice system and on a trail of evil that leads into a dangerous borderland in which the falsely pious and the wealthy abuse the young and the poor. And though each step takes him farther down a perilous path that wrenches him between his inner demons and his mission to redeem a brother’s love, he won’t stop until he knows the truth.

For Donnally made a promise to a dead man, and he’ll keep it—or die trying.

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  • Act of Deceit is great, one of those stay-up-all-night-reading stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat…Gore gets where he is going with a series of twists, turns, and revelations that keep the reader on board and frequently guessing.”

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Neil Mudde | 2/4/2013

    " A complicated but very interesting story, taking all sorts of twists and turns, you will find falsely pious and the wealthy abusing the young and the poor, a worthwhile read, I enjoyed it from beginning to end, must get some of his other books "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Elizabeth | 11/21/2012

    " It's ok. Wouldn't mind reading if desperate at an airport, otherwise no need to find more books by this author. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Alyson | 10/13/2011

    " Fun read. If any neighbors want easy entertainment over UEA, you can borrow this.
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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by John | 9/14/2011

    " Actully 3 1/2. It is a good story, based on some real incidents. "

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About the Author
Author Steven Gore

Steven Gore is a former private investigator from the San Francisco Bay Area whose thrillers draw on his various cases, including of murder, fraud, money laundering, organized crime, political corruption, and the drug, sex, and arms trafficking he encountered while investigating in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. His domestic and international cases sparked both his Graham Gage and Harlan Donnally crime novels. He has been featured on 60 Minutes for his work and has been honored for excellence in his field. He is trained in forensic science and has lectured at professional organizations on a wide range of legal and criminal subjects, including topics from police misconduct to the design of investigative databases.