By Al Roker, Dick Lochte
Loved television character, relied on weathercaster, and all-around Renaissance guy Al Roker maintains his most up-to-date winning profession with the exciting sequel to his dynamite secret debut, The Morning exhibit Murders. expert chef became beginner sleuth Billy Blessing once more unearths himself in scorching water, while a brutal killing cancels a television show—and its host—during its debut.
Billy hasn't ever beloved going to the West Coast, but if he runs into high-energy comedian Desmond O’Day, he reluctantly concurs to play moment banana at the funnyman’s new late-night speak express. la holds bad—and bloody—memories for Billy. 20 years in the past, he had suspected obnoxious chef Roger Charbonnet of murdering his ex-starlet female friend there, and informed the police officers. A tricked-up alibi freed Roger, who vowed vengeance. And now Billy could be at the verge of having burned.
After a scary explosion in the course of a television taping kills greater than Desmond O’Day’s likelihood at excessive scores, Billy believes that he used to be the meant target—and that Roger Charbonnet used to be by some means concerned. And while politics, infidelity, and excessive finance are sprinkled in, the case seems to have extra materials than Billy may well ever have imagined. quickly a gorgeous woman television manufacturer convinces Billy to discover the perpetrator himself—on digital camera. And the table’s set for a conspiracy with too many chefs and much too many killers.
Filled with the high-style hilarity, insider information, and surefire suspense which are Al Roker’s sequence trademark, The hour of darkness express Murders is a four-star dinner party for any fan of top-flight secret fiction. As James Patterson says, “Maybe Al Roker may still give up his day job!”
Read Online or Download The Midnight Show Murders (Billy Blessing, Book 2) PDF
Similar mystery books
From Publisher's Weekly:
When poison from a tropical plant places eight-month-old Acito, whose identify potential "little turtle," right into a San Diego medical institution, baby abuse investigator Bo Bradley is drawn into her 3rd suspenseful case (following Strawgirl). in keeping with Andy LaMarche, a health facility pediatrician and Bradley's decided suitor, Acito's caretakers couldn't have poisoned the newborn by accident. This casts suspicion on Acito's mom, Chac, a bar singer who visited her son ahead of he fell in poor health. Bo meets Chac in Tijuana and is derived to think she don't have poisoned her son, yet this turns into tricky to turn out after the lady collapses and dies on degree. because the San Diego police aren't performing on Acito's case and the Mexican law enforcement officials don't care in regards to the loss of life of one other ex-prostitute, Bo focuses her energetic interest on Chac's pals and her American husband, who has escaped from from a Louisiana criminal. Padgett expertly crafts this secret, placing her sleuth within the needful life-threatening occasions. What units her tale aside, although, is her description of the workings of public baby defense and her convincing portrayal, from the interior, of Bo's efforts to paintings and stay with manic depression.
(Copyright 1995 Reed enterprise info, Inc. )
(Book 3 of the Bo Bradley Mysteries sequence)
The mysterious Inspector O is once more drawn right into a net of concessions and cover-ups within the most recent secret from severely acclaimed writer James Church.
Autumn brings unwelcome information to Inspector O: wrenched from retirement, he has been ordered to Pyongyang for an task. the 2 Koreas are actually cooperating--very quietly--to preserve balance within the North. Stability calls for compromise; balance calls for peace; balance calls for that O examine a criminal offense of ardour devoted by way of the younger guy who has been chosen because the top chief of a transition executive.
O is steered to ensure the case is going away. Then he learns that numerous groups—remnants of the outdated regime, overseas powers, rival gangs—all need a piece of the motion, and all clarify that if O values his existence, he'll now not get of their method. O isn’t yes the place his loyalties lie, and he doesn’t have a lot time to determine no matter if ‘tis larger to be noble or be dead.
Once back, James Church’s spare, lyrical writing illuminates an unexpected panorama of whispers and shadows, a spot few outsiders have ever skilled. the fellow with the Baltic Stare is a chilling, atmospheric noir—a interesting reaction to the works of Martin Cruz Smith and John Le Carre.
The eccentric Olive Kettering swore somebody used to be attempting to damage her. Too undesirable nobody listened, although lots sought after her lifeless. while Olive is shot and killed, Mrs. Jeffries has no challenge conversing her brain to work out justice served.
Millers Kill reaches the boiling aspect during this white-hot novel of affection and suspense
People die. Marriages fail. within the small Adirondack city of Millers Kill, long island, although, lifestyles doesn’t cease for heartbreak. A brand-new officer within the police division, a breaking-and-entering, and hassle inside of his circle of relatives hold Police leader Russ Van Alstyne busy adequate to disregard the soreness of wasting his wife—and the girl he loves.
At St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, the Reverend Clare Fergusson is making an attempt to maintain her sacristy, her bishop, and her nationwide shield superiors happy—all the whereas denying her personal wounded soul.
When a Mexican farmhand stumbles over a Latino guy killed with a unmarried shot to the again of his head, Clare is sucked into the research via her involvement within the migrant group. the invention of 2 extra our bodies accomplished within the comparable means ignites fears serial killer is free within the close-knit neighborhood. whereas the unhappy spring becomes a sizzling summer season, Russ is stricken by media hysteria, clash inside of his division, and a sequence of baffling assaults.
As the violence moves nearer and in the direction of domestic, an untried officer is established, a cautious migrant employee is tempted, and would-be enthusiasts who suggestion that they had misplaced every thing needs to have the ability to belief one another again—before it turns into eternally, fatally, too late.
Julia Spencer-Fleming exhibits you could get away danger—but now not desire—in her so much suspenseful, passionate novel but, I Shall now not wish.
- A Loyal Character Dancer (Inspector Chen Cao, Book 2)
- Murder on Astor Place (Gaslight Mystery, Book 1)
- Explosive Eighteen (Stephanie Plum, Book 18)
- The Mao Case (Inspector Chen Cao, Book 6)
Extra info for The Midnight Show Murders (Billy Blessing, Book 2)
Hambleton took a moment to think. “I’m not sure I’m at liberty to discuss that, Michael. Right, let’s get on. ” I swung my school bag onto my desk, giving Ryan enough cover to pass me a note: Blood transfusion, it said. What? I mouthed. Freya’s operation, he mouthed right back. I wadded up the paper and threw it at his big, dense skull. Somewhere up the road, I swear there’s a village missing its idiot. The rest of that day passed by without incident. Although my thoughts were still jumbled by the morning’s events, school went on as normal around me, and no announcement came about Freya.
Despite the tension of the last few moments, there was still one thing I needed to know. ” She put her hands into her pockets and shivered. She tumbled my question around on her tongue before deciding she would give me an answer. “The dog’s called Trace and it seems to belong to —” “Candy, let’s go,” Eddie called over. He was leaning on the open door of their car. ” “The office wants us. ” “Chill out,” Candy said to him. ” She fished out a notebook. ” I almost spat the name back. I thought I saw Eddie frown.
She tumbled my question around on her tongue before deciding she would give me an answer. “The dog’s called Trace and it seems to belong to —” “Candy, let’s go,” Eddie called over. He was leaning on the open door of their car. ” “The office wants us. ” “Chill out,” Candy said to him. ” She fished out a notebook. ” I almost spat the name back. I thought I saw Eddie frown. Candy’s pencil-thin eyebrows twitched. ” Of course. Everyone knew Freya. She was in my class. The weirdo in the corner who everyone ignored.