He’s conquered Broadway (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), TV (Remember WENN), and pop music (”Escape [The Pina Colada Song]”). Now Holmes ventures into novels with a ’70s-set showbiz whodunit: Miss O’Connor gets embroiled in a murder mystery while ghostwriting a memoir of a fading star best known for his years with a pratfall-prone sidekick. (Except for the bit about a dead hotel maid in a bathtub, the duo sound a lot like Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.) Between Virginia Slims and vermouth, Miss O proves quite the Nancy Drew – although Nancy never bedded her suspects. And thanks to her freewheeling voice, Truth is engrossing from start to finish. Just don’t lend it to your Sue Grafton-loving grandma – the menage a trois with a theme-park Alice in Wonderland might be too much for the old gal.
Where the Truth Lies He's conquered Broadway (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), TV (Remember WENN), and pop music (''Escape [The Pina Colada Song]''). Now Holmes ventures...Where the Truth LiesFictionRupert Holmes He's conquered Broadway (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), TV (Remember WENN), and pop music (''Escape [The Pina Colada Song]''). Now Holmes ventures...2003-07-11Random House
Genre: Fiction; Author: Rupert Holmes; Status: In Season; Publisher: Random House
Posted July 11 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
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