Live to Air: An Ethan Benson Thriller

Greenleaf Book Group
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Television, politics, and the Russian mob: Live to Air is a riveting crime thriller, jam-packed with intrigue and unforgettable characters

Ethan Benson is a charming and principled—if sometimes difficult—television producer in New York City who detests doing crime stories. But that’s of no significance to his high-powered boss at the network, and Benson finds himself assigned to investigating a bloody shoot-out in the Meatpacking District, whose old grime and new glitz provide a symbolic background for a sensational murder that has dominated the headlines.

As he pieces together his story, Benson literally covers New York—from Central Park and Fifth Avenue to Little Russia in Brooklyn and Rikers Island in Queens—crossing paths with a fascinating cast of characters on both sides of the law. Unknown to Benson, organized crime may be only one facet of the thrilling investigation. With his wife and son in hiding and his life in danger, Benson draws closer to a resolution that will have explosive results for the criminals—and for some members of New York City’s political elite as well.
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About the author

Jeffrey L. Diamond is an award-winning journalist with forty years of experience in television news who has produced stories for ABC News’s weekly newsmagazine 20/20 and ran Dateline NBC, Martha Stewart Living, and Judith Regan Television.

At 20/20, his responsibilities spanned every aspect of storytelling—research, budgeting, interviewing, directing, writing, editing, and postproduction. He’s been nominated for dozens of awards and has won six national Emmy Awards, two duPont-Columbia Awards, one Peabody Award, one National Press Club Consumer Journalism Award, two CINE Golden Eagle Awards, and countless others.

Mr. Diamond lives in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, where he has now embarking on a new career as a mystery writer. He’s an active member of the Board of Trustees at the Austen Riggs Center and at the Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative. A graduate of Lehigh University, he’s married, has two children, and two grandchildren.
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Greenleaf Book Group
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Published on
Jun 9, 2015
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Fiction / Thrillers / General
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