Enjoy the brazen, juicy, and hysterical commentary of comedian Joan Rivers, as well as, great mystery reads? Then look no further then,’ Murder at the Academy Awards, ‘a delightfully amusing novel that is a murder mystery with the added spice of the hilarious Joan Rivers.
The beginning of the novels finds main character Maxine Taylor (who bears a striking resemblance to Joan Rivers herself), and her daughter Drew on the red carpet at the Academy Awards.
Unfortunately for Maxine and Drew their red carpet show has been on the decline, and this year is looking even poorer as their celebrity wrangler is missing more celebs than she is getting.
So when Drew gets a text from a troubled and somewhat alcohol soaked starlet who hasn’t been seen since her trip to rehab , telling her that she will give their show exclusive rights, Max cannot help but be thrilled.
That is until the young starlet shows up slightly under dressed, sporting only a bra and panties, and appearing to be intoxicated.
The interview only goes downhill from there when the star collapses on Maxine, and subsequently dies, her last words implicating Drew and her ex-fiancée Burke.
As the police focus turns to Burke, Drew begs Maxine to help solve the mystery.
Maxine is soon on the case despite a strong dislike for the slimy Burke.
Will Maxine be able to juggle murder, mystery, fashion, and the intrigue of Hollywood all at once, or will this Red Carpet be her last?
Bursting with Joan Rivers quick wit, quirky brazen attitude, the background of Hollywood, murder, mystery, endearing characters, and hysterical situations, makes ,’Murder at the Academy Awards,’ a captivating and amusingly good read.
This novel is recommended for fans of comedienne Joan Rivers, and mysteries.
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