Man in the White Linen Suit

Editeur: HarperCollins Date de sortie: 2019-08-13

Description

The next clever, witty, and touching installment in the Edgar award-winning Stewart Hoag mystery seriesfinds the beloved ghostwriter-sleuthand his faithful neurotic basset hound, Lulu, back in 1990s New York City, investigating a bestselling authors stolen manuscript and three murders linked to the crime.Washed-up celebrity ghostwriter Stewart Hoagy Hoag has finally rediscovered his voice and is making progress on what he hopes will be his long-awaited second novel. Burrowed up in his less-than-luxurious, sweltering fifth floor walk-up, he tries not to think of the disparities between himself and his ex-wife, celebrity actress Merilee Nash, who is sifting through film offersand also her fickle feelings for Hoagyfrom her elegant eight-room apartment looking over Central Park. When Merilee offers her home for Hoagys usewhile shes shooting on location, hope blossoms that he might finally get some real work done and solidify their rekindling romance.Then Hoagy receives a call from his literary agent asking if he can meet with publishings most ruthless and reviled editor, Sylvia James,for a drink at the Algonquin Hotel. After disclosing that aging literary genius Addison Jamesalso Sylvias father and main clienthas not in fact written his last two bestselling historical sagas, Sylvia reveals her suspicions that Addisons assistant Tommy OBrienthe true authorhas run away with their most recent manuscript and is holding it for ransom. Tempted by Sylvias offer to bid a hefty advance for his novel-in-progress, Hoagy agrees to help unearth Tommys sudden disappearance. If only hed knownexactlywhat he was getting himself into, he mightve saved himself from the ensuing grief that follows in his hot pursuit of Tommy. But then, that wouldnt be a normal day in the life of Hoagy.With clattering claims of a mugging, a stolen manuscript, and three murders, now its up to Hoagy and his short-legged sidekick Luluto unravel this baffling, bizarre case.

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Informations complémentaires

Collection: William Morrow Paperbacks

Format: EPub

Pages: 272

ISBN: 9780062863317

Informations complémentaires

Collection: William Morrow Paperbacks

Format: EPub

Pages: 272

ISBN: 9780062863317

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