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"There are many things that can go wrong between casting a show and Opening Night. Finding a body in the second row is just one of them.

Jessica Jones is well aware that the old Regent Theatre is at crisis point. As theatre manager she is responsible for most of the productions staged there, and this show is the last chance to prove that the place can make enough money to b
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Published June 24th 2010 by Smashwords, Inc.
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Craig Sisterson
Theatre manager Jessica Jones is trying to keep a historic theatre going, under attack from mounting repair bills, fickle audiences, and developers and councillors keen on bulldozing the landmark building in order to put up a modern shopping mall that could bring business to Whetford, a fictional regional centre that echoes many aspects of real-life Nelson. Hope rests on the upcoming production of Agatha Christie’s ‘Appointment with Death’, but preparations are thrown into chaos when young harlo ...more
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Sep 11, 2013 Vicky rated it really liked it
Bev has a knack of hiding the main thread of the story behind another one inside the theatre. It's a clever ploy and for anyone who has ever worked in a theatre either on stage or backstage, these books for delightful. Cozy murder mysteries that would rival Midsomer Murders.
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Born in England, I came to New Zealand at age 12, living in Nelson where I dallied backstage at the Theatre Royal. In 2006 I escaped from working in photolabs and leaped with unbounded delight into a new career as a writer, editor and photographer.
I now live on the North Shore of Auckland New Zealand where the latte culture rules, having a wonderful time writing crime fiction and helping other wri
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