Murder at Ford's Theatre : Capital Crimes

  • by Margaret Truman
  • Narrated by Richard Allen
  • Series: Capital Crimes
  • 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The body of Nadia Zarinski, an attractive young woman who worked for Senator Bruce Lerner - and who volunteered at Ford's - is discovered in the alley behind the theatre. Soon a pair of mismatched cops - young, studious Rick Klayman and gregarious veteran Moses "Mo" Johnson - start digging into the victim's life, and find themselves confronting an increasing cast of suspects. There's Virginia Senator Lerner himself, rumored to have had a sexual relationship with Nadia - and half the women in D.C. under ninety...Clarice Emerson, producer/director of Ford's Theatre and ex-wife of the senator, whose nomination to the head of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is now threatened by the scandal...Jeremiah Lerner, her aimless, hot-tempered son, said to have been sleeping with Nadia when his famous father wasn't... Bernard Crowley, the theatre's controller, whose emotions overflow at the mention of the crime... faded British stage star Sydney Bancroft, desperate for recognition and a comeback, and armed with damning information about Clarise Emerson...and other complex characters from both sides of the footlights.

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Murder Behind the Scenes

Would you listen to Murder at Ford's Theatre again? Why?

Yes, its a complicated story that is even better the second time around.


Which character – as performed by Richard Allen – was your favorite?

Mac, love his character even when he's not the main character.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Yes, hearing some of the history of the theatre.


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- M. Giorgi "Tiger Rose"

Another Great Story

I've read a number of the entries in this series and I've never been disappointed.

The pace is brisk. the settings and characters interesting and I'm not able to guess the outcome ahead of time. That's an ideal combination when I want to be entertained.

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- Linda "snowbyrd13"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-21-2008
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio