Final Curtain (Polly Pepper Mysteries)

Final Curtain (Polly Pepper Mysteries)

Polly Pepper, the mythical megastar of television's golden age, is eventually again within the leisure headlines. She's landed the identify position in a brand new creation of the musical Mame, and although it truly is off-off-off-off Broadway (Glendale, California, actually), Polly's financial institution account--and her ego--need the activity. And if all is going good, the express simply may well visit long island! there is one minor detour, notwithstanding: at the moment day of rehearsals, wunderkind director Karen Richards turns up useless.

Of path Polly's nostril for information must understand, and although Karen was once good beloved, it sort of feels a few last-minute casting alterations from creative director/megalomaniac Gerold Goss did her in. unfortunately, Polly's Suspect number one is her new good friend and co-star Sharon Fletcher, who additionally performs a deliciously sultry undesirable lady at the renowned sunlight hours cleaning soap "It's by no means reasonable Weather." Sharon was once the final individual obvious with the deceased director...and her Emmy suits the dent in Karen's head.

But as Gerold takes over the director's chair, Polly unearths her cast-member-suspect-list achieving epic proportions. may it's Charlotte Bunch, who Karen with politeness corrected until eventually she acquired her Irish brogue correct? we all know actresses should be very sensitive. Or Gerold's sweetly blameless female friend magazine Ryan, who drunkenly unearths that she would not permit whatever stand within the manner of her touchdown an element within the probably Broadway-bound musical? or even even Karen's younger assistant Jamie, who Polly discovers used to be promised a job within the play...after Karen's premature dying?

The extra Polly sniffs, the surer she is that Sharon did not haul off and bash Karen together with her Emmy. however the proof is mounting, and it will take all of Polly's wits--and a few aid again at Pepper Plantation from her ever-dependable son Tim, and their ceaselessly wisecracking maid Placenta--to retailer the jailed cleaning soap celebrity from a homicide rap...and a starring position in a real-life drama tentatively entitled Framed!

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