Summary: The theater department at Athena is putting on a play by a fledgling playwright with local connections. Charlie's son-in-law, Frank Salisbury, will be calling the directorial shots, and his daughter, Laura, will be taking on the lead female role. Luke Lombardi, the guest artist, is someone she knew in Hollywood. The older male actor - whose career in film has been on the wane - arrives with a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2020
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Summary: "Charlie Harris has sworn off investigating murder and mayhem after a recent close call. Instead, he's delighted to cheer on his daughter, Laura, who's starring in a production of Careless Whispers. The theater department at Athena College is debuting the play written by a fledgling playwright with local connections and Charlie's son-in-law, Frank Salisbury, will be calling the directorial...
Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020
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Summary: When the opening night of the Alpine Council Dramatic Club's latest production culminates in the murder of one of the actors, local newspaper editor Emma Lord assists sheriff Milo Dodge in solving the mystery.
Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004
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Summary: Hollywood diva Jessica Gray is finishing the last leg of her one-woman show in St Louis, Missouri, and the nearby town of Chouteau Forest is dazzled. During the show she humiliates three homeless women, fires her entourage and makes a bitter enemy of the town's powerful patriarch. She collapses at an after-show party and is rushed to the hospital, but she ignores the advice of her doctors and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020
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Summary: After a painful breakup and too few acting gigs in Manhattan, Piper Donavan returns home to Hillwood, N.J., where she's assisting her mother, Terri, at the family bakery, the Icing on the Cupcake. Piper is pleased to be preparing the cake for the upcoming wedding of her friend Glenna Brooks, the star of A Little Rain Must Fall ... but then a cyanide poisoning of one of Glenna's co-stars and her...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2011
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Summary: London, June 1940. When the body of silent screen star Mabel Morgan is found impaled on a wrought-iron fence, the coroner rules her death as suicide. Detective Ted Stratton is not convinced and suspects that Morgan's fatal fall may have been the work of one of Soho's most notorious gangsters. Meanwhile, MI5 agent Diana Calthrop is leading a covert operation when she discovers that her boss is...
Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009
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Summary: "When reclusive, retired silver screen actress Barbara Lace dies in her bed, only the young widower of Cedarville suspects a crime. But Samson Delaware has always been something of an outsider, and his wife's death hasn't exactly improved his reputation. In fact, the local gossipmongers think he might be losing his mind. Their bless-your-heart manners can't disguise their distrust, which makes...
Publisher / Publication Date: Polis Books, LLC 2019