It was the site of one of the most infamous assassinations in American history. Now bestselling mystery master Margaret Truman premieres a new murder at Fordas Theateraone thatas hot off todayas headlines. The body of Nadia Zarinski, an attractive young woman who worked for senator Bruce Lerneraand who volunteered at Fordasais discovered in the alley behind the theatre. Soon a pair of mismatched copsayoung, studious Rick Klieman and gregarious veteran Moses aMoa Johnsonastart digging into the victimas life, and find themselves confronting an increasing cast of suspects. Thereas Virginia Senator Lerner himself, rumored to have had a sexual relationship with Nadiaaand half the women in D.C. under ninety. . . . Clarise Emerson, producer/director of Fordas Theatre and ex-wife of the Senator, whose nomination to head the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is now threatened by the scandal . . . Jeremiah Lerner, her aimless, hot-tempered son, said to have been sleeping with Nadia when his famous father wasnat . . . Bernard Crowley, the theatreas controller, whose emotions overflow at the mention of the crime . . . faded British stage star Sydney Bancroft, desperate for recognition and a comeback, and armed with damning information about Clarise Emerson . . . and other complex characters from both sides of the footlights. With her unparalleled understanding of Washington and its players, and her savvy sense of how strange bedfellows cut deals even in the midst of mayhem, Margaret Truman always delivers the most sophisticated and satisfying suspense. Murder at Fordas Theatre is her most compelling, insightful novel yet, sure to earn her a standing ovation from her many fans and new followers alike. From the Hardcover edition.Johnson followed the route taken by the dealers, which led to a garbage-strewn lot separated from an auto repair shop and junkyard by a crumbling six-foot-high concrete wall. As Johnson sprinted toward the rear of the stores, the dealers had anbsp;...
|Title||:||Murder at Ford's Theatre|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2002-11-19|