Murder on Tour A Rock'N'Roll Mystery Author:Paul Francis, Dick Clark The year is 1978. The scourge of disco is threatening the supremacy of rock 'n' roll as the top pop music form. But a new and unknown band is coming to rock's rescue - a band called Roots. With youthful guitar genius Kid Lee and Jack "the Knife" Mitchell - a drummer who pounds the skins with a pair of switchblades - among i... more »ts members. Roots has the jolt of new energy the rock world so desperately needs.
The publicity machine has built advance interest to a fever pitch and Roots is readying for its premiere performance when death takes the stage...and an anonymous note hints that the drug overdose of the little-liked producer Danny Darwin was, in fact, murder.
Del Barnes, journalist for the new music magazine 'Rock of Ages' (and a burned-out rocker himself), has a bit more curiosity than may be healthy. With the aid of gorgeous photographer Marcy Hopkins, Del investigates Danny's death - and those that follow - uncovering murderous means and motives unique to the world of rock music.« less