Ratings Are Murder by Robert R. Irvine audiobook

Ratings Are Murder

By R. R. Irvine
Read by Richard Waterhouse

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Robert Christopher Series: Book 4

6.50 Hours Unabridged
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Bob Christopher, investigative reporter for Channel 3 in LosAngeles, is an old hand at ferreting out consumer fraud. He hardly feelsthat an all-out effort to reinstate Saint Christopher to the church’scalendar fits that category. Then the cleaning woman who had taken up the saint’s cause is brutally murdered. Bob, guilty because he brushed the old woman off, iscompelled to search for her killer. He finds himself dodgingcloudbursts, raccoons, spilled blood, and his obsessed boss, who needs Bob’spresence on the six o’clock news to improve the ratings. Adding to his problemsis his elusive film editor, an entrepreneur usually too busy peddling stolenporno tapes to work on the program. Through this hectic action wander rain-soaked fans in weird costumesvying for places and prizes on the station’s game show. They make it easy forsuspects—disguised as surgeons, nuns, and chickens—to melt into the crowd. AsBob Christopher approaches dead center of the web of murder, blackmail,chicanery, X-rated films, and station politics that infest Channel 3’s ricketybuilding, he gets closer to a killer who is out to make the reporter his nextvictim.

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Summary

Summary

Bob Christopher, investigative reporter for Channel 3 in LosAngeles, is an old hand at ferreting out consumer fraud. He hardly feelsthat an all-out effort to reinstate Saint Christopher to the church’scalendar fits that category. Then the cleaning woman who had taken up the saint’s cause is brutally murdered.

Bob, guilty because he brushed the old woman off, iscompelled to search for her killer. He finds himself dodgingcloudbursts, raccoons, spilled blood, and his obsessed boss, who needs Bob’spresence on the six o’clock news to improve the ratings. Adding to his problemsis his elusive film editor, an entrepreneur usually too busy peddling stolenporno tapes to work on the program.

Through this hectic action wander rain-soaked fans in weird costumesvying for places and prizes on the station’s game show. They make it easy forsuspects—disguised as surgeons, nuns, and chickens—to melt into the crowd. AsBob Christopher approaches dead center of the web of murder, blackmail,chicanery, X-rated films, and station politics that infest Channel 3’s ricketybuilding, he gets closer to a killer who is out to make the reporter his nextvictim.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Christopher is worth bringing back.” Kirkus Reviews
“He’s got the touch.” Wallace Stegner, praise for the author

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Author Bio: Robert R. Irvine

Author Bio: Robert R. Irvine

R. R. Irvine is the author of the Moroni Traveler and Robert Christopher series, among others. He studied anthropology and archaeology at the University of California at Berkeley and now lives in Northern California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 6.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English