Malcolm Anderson is a reporter for a Miami newspaper. He's had enough of reporting the local murders and so promises his school teacher girlfriend (Christine), they'll move away soon. Before Malcolm can hand in his notice, the murderer from his latest article phones him. The murderer tells Malcolm that he's going to kill again. The phone calls and murders continue, soon Malcolm finds that he's not just reporting the story, he is the story. Written by
He was a lead reporter...this was a lead story which led to death.
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Did You Know?
Originally this was a yet unpublished novel written by novelist John Katzenbach in 1982, when it landed on producer David Foster desk. Foster optioned it as a film and it was published a novel named 'In The Heat of Summer'. See more
Anderson misspells "apparent" as "apparrent" on his word processor, and leaves it uncorrected. This may only be a character error, but it's odd considering he's a potential Pulitzer-winning journalist. See more
For the most part, good behavior goes unnoticed. Oh nevermind, what do you care?