By Margaret Truman
It used to be the location of 1 of the main notorious assassinations in American background. Now bestselling secret grasp Margaret Truman premieres a brand new homicide at Ford’s Theater–one that’s sizzling off today’s headlines.
The physique of Nadia Zarinski, an enticing younger girl who labored for senator Bruce Lerner–and who volunteered at Ford’s–is came across within the alley in the back of the theatre. quickly a couple of mismatched cops–young, studious Rick Klieman and gregarious veteran Moses “Mo” Johnson–start digging into the victim’s lifestyles, and locate themselves confronting an expanding solid of suspects.
There’s Virginia Senator Lerner himself, rumored to have had a sexual courting with Nadia–and part the ladies in D.C. less than 90. . . . Clarise Emerson, producer/director of Ford’s Theatre and ex-wife of the Senator, whose nomination to move the nationwide Endowment for the humanities (NEA) is now threatened by means of the scandal . . . Jeremiah Lerner, her aimless, hot-tempered son, acknowledged to were napping with Nadia while his recognized father wasn’t . . . Bernard Crowley, the theatre’s controller, whose feelings overflow on the point out of the crime . . . pale British degree megastar Sydney Bancroft, determined for attractiveness and a comeback, and armed with damning information regarding Clarise Emerson . . . and different advanced characters from either side of the footlights.
With her exceptional knowing of Washington and its gamers, and her savvy experience of ways unusual bedfellows minimize bargains even in the course of mayhem, Margaret Truman constantly promises the main subtle and pleasurable suspense. Murder at Ford’s Theatre is her so much compelling, insightful novel but, bound to earn her a status ovation from her many lovers and new fans alike.