A Deadly Habit: A Theatrical Mystery (First World Publication)
Simon Brett (Author)
DescriptionRehearsals in a new West End play are disrupted by sudden, violent death in the intriguing new Charles Paris mystery Having landed a small part in a new West End play, The Habit of Faith, Charles Paris is dismayed to discover that his good fortune has been orchestrated by his bête noire, the now-famous screen actor Justin Grover. But why has Grover become involved in this relatively obscure production - and why has he roped in Charles to star? From the outset the production is fraught with difficulties -- and matters become even more complicated when a body is discovered at the foot of the dressing room stairs. Did they fall - or were they pushed? As one of the last people to have seen the victim alive, Charles Paris is drawn into the ensuing investigation - and discovers that more than one person involved in the play has a scandalous secret to hide ...
Creme de La Crime
September 01, 2018
5.8 X 0.8 X 8.5 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Simon Brett worked as a producer in radio and television before taking up writing full-time. As well as the Charles Paris mysteries, he is the author of the much-loved Fethering series and the Mrs Pargeter novels. He lives in an Agatha Christie-style village in the South Downs. In 2014 he won the CWA's prestigious Diamond Dagger for an outstanding body of work.
'clever, well-paced'--Publishers Weekly