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. whilst Elliot unearths 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 trying to find her—in reference to the demise of 1 of her patients—Elliot starts off taking the disappearance heavily. The 3rd Comedy this night secret brings again the sequence characters and gives a degree for a few new ones, by no means sacrificing laughs or center. See why popular journalist (and secret fan) Linda Ellerbee acknowledged the sequence comprises “Movies, homicide, characters who're actual humans, laughs, risk, and rattling solid writing!”

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He did the turn-away-and-turn-back thing again. ” Before I could react, my father stood up. “I’ll take a look,” he said. He was out the door in a blink. My mother and I spent a long moment staring at each other. It’s not that I don’t love her, or even that I don’t like her, but my mother and I have always had a less relaxed relationship than I have with Dad. When I was growing up, she was the tough parent. Gloria Freed is something of a contradiction: she’ll never publicly admit that anything I do is less than perfect, because that would reflect on her skills as a parent.

He’s fine,” Lennon said, rapier wit at the ready. He handed me back my ID and my credit card. I saw Betty come out of the restroom and knock on an exam room door. Betty is studying to become an RN, and sometimes observes or helps out on simple exams. Sharon let her into the exam room. My luck, I’d have to keep looking at Lennon. I turned to Grace, but she had an odd look on her face, and I didn’t say anything. I wondered whether I’d forgotten to zip up after the exam, but couldn’t think of a discreet way to check.

Not only is the book funny, which you would expect from Jeff Cohen, but it is also well-plotted (also expected), and loaded with plenty of misdirection. ”—Mystery Ink “Readers keep coming back for more [of] Cohen’s delightful sense of humor and ability to create main characters who shine with sly mirth, bubble with self-deprecating humor, and zing one-liners nearly every time they open their mouth or even have internal dialogue with themselves . . If you enjoy humor in any form, you’ll get a kick out of Some Like It Hot-Buttered.

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