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Killed in the Act

(The second book in the Matt Cobb series)
A novel by

Matt Cobb scrambles to save a celebrity event turned upside down by robbery and murder

Matt Cobb may not be a detective by trade, but there are times when he sure feels like one. As the VP of special projects for a television conglomerate, Cobb is an expert at getting the network out of tricky situations. Now his company is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a weekend-long extravaganza, flying in dozens of celebrities for a prime-time party. And as the event approaches, egos flare, nerves fray, and someone sabotages the studio.

First a reporter drowns in a TV star's pool. Then an actress's bowling ball - her lucky talisman - is stolen, and some important kinescopes disappear. As the body count climbs, Cobb finds himself asking if these strange events are connected, and if so, who is behind them?

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Used availability for William L DeAndrea's Killed in the Act

Hardback Editions

October 1981 : USA Hardback

Title: Killed in the Act
Author(s): William L DeAndrea
ISBN: 0-385-17824-7 / 978-0-385-17824-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

May 1987 : USA Paperback

Title: Killed in the Act
Author(s): William L Deandrea
ISBN: 0-445-40603-8 / 978-0-445-40603-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Popular Library
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition

Title: Killed in the Act (The Matt Cobb Mysteries)
Author(s): William L DeAndrea
Availability: Amazon UK