The Shape of Dread (Sharon McCone, Bk 10)
The Shape of Dread - Sharon McCone, Bk 10 Author:Marcia Muller PRIVATE EYE SHARON McCONE is enlisted into a case that had made lurid headlines ten years earlier: it was then that Bobby Foster, ex-crack addict and parking valet at the trendy Cafe Comedie, confessed to the kidnapping and murder of young stand-up comic Tracy Kostakos. — Foster's lawyer at the All Souls Legal Cooperative thinks that the real... more » story didn't come out at the trial. After all, the body was never found.
Assigned to dig up additional facts, Sharon finds that Kostakos's co-comics had been strangely silent during the investigation. Was Tracy really the "good girl" her parents thought? And weren't the socially aware real estate developers who own the club just a bit too smooth?
Sharon's quiet investigation into the hip stand-up comedian subculture soon leads to explosive revelations about the darker side of comedy.« less