Charles is out of work again, and to make matters worse his mother has come to stay and hes no way of escaping her. So when hes offered some voiceover work by old friend, Hugo, hes delighted to get out of the house. But Hugos marriage is in trouble: his much younger wife, Ellie, spends all her time at her Amateur Dramatic Group, and Hugo is drinking too much. When Ellie is found drowned in their swimming pool, it seems Hugo is guilty of murder. Its up to Charles to prove his friends innocence.Bill Nighy, Suzanne Burden, and Geraldine McEwan are among the star cast in this entertaining mystery, dramatized by Jeremy Front.
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During Simon Brett’s ten years at the BBC, he worked on such programs as The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Week Ending, The Burkiss Way, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, and Just a Minute. To date, he has written eighty books, including seventeen Charles Paris books, ten Fethering Mysteries, and six Mrs. Pargeter novels, as well as several standalone novels, including A Shock to the System.
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Book Description Scribner, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110684155710
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