Someone's Death Author:Charles Larson Producer Nils-Frederik Blixen is putting together a new TV detective series where a crime will be solved in a half hour every week. When it comes to solving real-life crimes, he wished he could be so speedy. His casting director, Joanna Redfern, is suspected of murdering an ex-boyfriend who became "ex" in a violent - and very public - argumen... more »t. Blixen is certain Joanna will be cleared, but teo cops stumble onto the scene of a second murder and find Joanna, hands slick with blood, bending over the body. After a third and seemingly senseless murder, the pieces begin to fall into place. It takes a disturbing actor's cliche, some snippets cut from a fan magazine, and an old Peter Lorre movie to tell Blixen who the murderer is.
A cleverly executed plot, an inside look at the television industry, a dash of sophisticated humor, and some intriguing minor characters. All of this adds up to a first-class suspense novel.« less