By Margaret Truman
It used to be the location of 1 of the main notorious assassinations in American heritage. Now bestselling secret grasp Margaret Truman premieres a brand new homicide at Ford’s Theater–one that’s scorching off today’s headlines.
The physique of Nadia Zarinski, an enticing younger lady 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 forged 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 go the nationwide Endowment for the humanities (NEA) is now threatened by way of the scandal . . . Jeremiah Lerner, her aimless, hot-tempered son, acknowledged to were slumbering with Nadia while his well-known father wasn’t . . . Bernard Crowley, the theatre’s controller, whose feelings overflow on the point out of the crime . . . light British level celebrity Sydney Bancroft, determined for acceptance and a comeback, and armed with damning information regarding Clarise Emerson . . . and different advanced characters from either side of the footlights.
With her unprecedented knowing of Washington and its avid gamers, and her savvy feel of ways unusual bedfellows lower offers even in the course of mayhem, Margaret Truman continually provides the main refined and pleasant suspense. Murder at Ford’s Theatre is her so much compelling, insightful novel but, absolute to earn her a status ovation from her many lovers and new fans alike.