A Night at the Operation (A Double Feature Mystery) by Jeffrey Cohen

By Jeffrey Cohen

Elliot Freed and his ex-wife Dr. Sharon Simon-Freed have a cordial divorce. while Elliot reveals out that Sharon is lacking, he’s involved, yet now not that involved, as the information comes from Sharon’s soon-to-be-second-ex-husband Gregory Sandoval. whilst the police are searhing for her—in reference to the dying of 1 of her patients—Elliot starts off taking the disappearance heavily. The 3rd Comedy this night secret brings again the sequence characters and offers a level for a few new ones, by no means sacrificing laughs or center. See why well known journalist (and secret fan) Linda Ellerbee acknowledged the sequence comprises “Movies, homicide, characters who're genuine humans, laughs, risk, and rattling reliable writing!”

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In the best of times, navigating my mother is tricky, but worthwhile. She is a great source of common sense, whereas my father will plunge in and worry about it later. But Mom also has an unparalleled talent for passive aggression. By seeming to be completely pliant, my mother could convince Osama bin Laden to drive her to a Passover seder, and probably to come in and have a cup of wine instead of waiting in the car. Now, strong in her belief that “her” Sharon was in grave danger, my mother was in no mood for reassurance.

I walked to the snack bar. ” Sophie grinned. ” I made a show of looking serious, and put my hand to my forehead. ” Her face fell, and I immediately felt bad about it. “You heard,” Sophie said. “I’m sorry. Yes, I heard when your parents were here. That’s really great, Sophie. ” “Congratulations, Sophie. I mean it. ” I patted her on the shoulder—Sophie and I haven’t reached the kiss-on-the-cheek level of familiarity yet, but we’re ahead of a handshake, for sure—and turned to head back to my office, the converted broom closet I was considering giving back to the brooms for all the good it was doing me.

Forgive me. ” Dutton wasn’t so forgiving. We pulled up in front of Comedy Tonight and Dutton, although in an unmarked car, stopped illegally at the curb. I sat there and looked at him. “I don’t get it. If this guy OD’ed in his own home, why are you concerned where Sharon is? ” Dutton put the car in park and didn’t so much sigh as simply exhaled. When I’d first met him, Dutton had reminded me of Yaphet Kotto, but today he was much more in a Ving Rhames mode. “The thing is, Elliot, that Chapman’s daughter says Dr.

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