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Book Review of Something Wicked (Death on Demand, No 3)

Something Wicked (Death on Demand, No 3)
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From back of book:

Everyone--including mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance--loves Arsenic and Old Lace. But something wicked is poisoning a local summer stock production as cast members stab each other in the back and props are sabotaged. Worst of all, the star, aging Hollywood beach-blanket hunk Shane Petree, butchers his lines--while getting top billing in bed with wives and teenage daughters around town. No wonder somebody wants to draw his final curtain.

A pompous prosecutor tries to pin a murder on Max. Annie's own leading man. Unless Annie can prove her Darling's innocence, their wedding date's off! Invoking the tried-and-true methods of her favorite literary sleuths. Annie snoops around the greasepaint and glitter of the Arsenic cast's backstage life. She'll be next to star in a knock-em-dead showstopper scene if she doesn't watch it, because theatrical murderers never play fair.

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