Love Has Nothing to do With it by Peter S Fischer

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Goes down smooth for murder-mystery fans and Old Hollywood junkies.
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Joe Bernardi's ex-wife Lydia is in big, big, trouble. On a Sunday evening she gets a panic call from one time lover Tyler Banks to bring an envelope from his beach house safe to his office. When she arrives he is visibly frightened and orders her to leave but once outside the building, she hears a shot. She runs back inside and finds Tyler dead on the floor and the envelope missing. She races from the office into the night, fearing for her life and unwilling to trust the cops. She goes into hiding even as the police instigate a city wide search for her. Even though Joe has found a new love in reporter Bunny Lesher, he feels he cannot abandon his former wife.Convinced that she is innocent, he enlists the help of his pal, Lawyer Ray Giordano, and bail bondsman Mick Clausen, to prove Lydia's innocence, even as his assignment to publicise Jimmy Cagney's comeback movie for Warner Brothers threatens to take up all his time and Bunny's fear of losing Joe to his ex-wife endangers their relationship. WHO REALLY KILLED TYLER BANKS? WAS IT..... Amanda Banks.....the abused wife who had been cheated on one too many times Sean Flaherty.....rich and powerful, his past may have included murder Stan Schick.....a man with no conscience to whom murder comes easily Jake Pepper.....he not only wanted the business, he wanted the wife as well Tom Hickey.....an actor with a temper whose big break was snatched away Anthony Bracco.....a cop whose daughter became Tyler Banks plaything .....or was it someone else?
 

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Peter S. Fischer is a prolific writer producer with over 25 years of experience in network television. Among his many credits is “Murder, She Wrote” which he co-created with the well-known television team of Richard Levinson and William Link. He also served as Executive Producer for the first seven years and contributed over 50 scripts. As producer he was the winner of two Golden Globes from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for Best Television Drama and also received an Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America. In addition to “Murder, She Wrote”, the author was also involved for many years with “Columbo” starring Peter Falk, first as story editor and later as a producer. During this time, he wrote 12 ninety minute and two hour episodes for the series. His other credits as a writer-producer include the nine-hour mini-series, “Once an Eagle” starring Sam Elliott, the five hour mini-series “Black Beauty”, as well as several movies-of-the week. His first movie-of-the week “The Last Child” was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Best TV Movie. In 2009, Mr. Fischer came out of retirement to write the political thriller “The Blood of Tyrants”. It is must reading for those who love this country and the freedom it represents. It is available on this website, along with the follow-up, “The Terror of Tyrants”. Both are page-turning, thought provoking novels concerning the dangerous direction this country is now heading. In 2011, Mr. Fischer released book one of “The Hollywood Murder Mysteries”, “Jezebel in Blue Satin”. The series continues in book two, “We Don’t Need no Stinking Badges”. A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University, he is the father of three, grandfather of six and currently lives with his wife Lucille in the Monterey Bay area of Central California.
 
Published December 19, 2011 by Grove Point Press. 232 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Goes down smooth for murder-mystery fans and Old Hollywood junkies.

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