Ghost of a Chance
Speck, Feb 2004, 14.00, 282 pp.
Weekly editor Bridget Frost commissioned reporter Nick Madrid to write a story after spending a night being haunted near Ashcombe Manor in Sussex; Nick figures that the modern day druids and loonies haunt the manor, which was converted into a new age conference centre. Nick visits the nearby graveyard and finds one of the dead is hanging upside down from a tree.
He calls the police who like ev... No Laughing Matter
Speck Press, Nov 2004, 13.00, 277 pp.
Bridget, Frank and Nick fly from England to Montreal to cover the Just for Laughs Festival for different newspapers. While Nick is tied up in a yoga position, he sees a young woman flash past his hotel room window. He concludes she is a jumper who he later learns was Cissy Parker, a movie starlet. The police rule it an accidental death due to drugs, but Nick has doubts when Frank mentions ...