The Plan by Stephen J. Cannell

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In the aftermath of his son's death and a divorce, TV reporter Ryan Bolt agrees to film a documentary about a lesser-known presidential candidate and uncovers mafia connections. A first novel. 100,000 first printing. $190,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

About Stephen J. Cannell

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Stephen J. Cannell is the bestselling author of the political thriller The Plan and the psychothriller Final Victim, as well as the creator or co-creator of over forty television shows, including The Rockford Files, The A-Team, Wiseguy, andSilk Stalkings. He currently heads the Cannell Studios.
 
Published June 18, 1995 by William Morrow. 420 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Mickey, however, is bent on rubbing out Ryan and sends hit man after hit man to kill him, only to have ``Kaz'' blast them away man by man.

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As Ryan susses out that Mickey is engaged in buying the presidency for the airhead governor of Rhode Island, he also falls hard for Lucinda Alo, Mickey's advanced degree-holding sister who, preposterously, doesn't know about the family business.

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This first novel from TV writer/producer Cannell concerns a Mafia attempt to put a puppet leader in the White House.

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Entertainment Weekly

Ryan Bolt, a 35-year-old TV writer-producer, stumbles onto a Mafia scheme to buy the next presidential election and install their own man in the White House.

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Entertainment Weekly

the author even describes Ryan and his girlfriend (did I mention that he falls in love with Mickey's sister?) as looking ''way too pretty to be players in this drama.'' The Plan is some good, dopey fun offered without apology by a professional storyteller.

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But the conspiracy soon goes awry after Mickey recruits his old prep school roommate, TV producer Ryan Bolt, to film a TV documentary on Haze, now (thanks to favorable exposure on UBC) the dark-horse Democratic contender.

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