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by Howard Rosenberg (Goodreads Author)
Ted Milo, until recently the Charles Dickens of obit writers, is dislodged from his carefree new life by a bizarre collision of homicides and hemorrhoids in the fancy Los Angeles suburb of Friendly Lake. Actually...not so friendly, Ted and his wife, Liv, soon discover. Ted has ditched his long newspaper career to embrace the gaudy noveau riche lifestyle he'd always ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published November 15th 2013 by Createspace
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Feb 09, 2014 Dianne rated it it was amazing
Get ready to laugh out loud! Never has a murder mystery filled with so much mayhem been so funny! Up Yours! By Howard Rosenberg is proof that everyone needs a hobby when they retire, it makes life so much better! Ted is a recently retired Obituary Writer, thanks to a large inheritance from his deceased uncle. What to do with his life now? It came to Ted during a visit to his proctologist, as they chatted through the exam. Why not be a PI? Instantly he gets his first case as Brownie (his ...more
When a man who's professed a fear of the water is found dead in Friendly Lake, recent retiree Ted Milo takes a stab at the case. With skills honed from reading lots of Raymond Chandler and watching plenty of film noir, Ted and his ‘tomato’, Liv, start digging into Sam Fine’s death. Before you can say ‘hot water,’ Ted and Liv are up to their eyeballs in suspects. This fast-paced ‘whodunit’ is the debut novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Howard Rosenberg. Rosenberg brings the underbelly ...more