A funny, twisty group of mysteries involving Elliot Freed, owner of Comedy Tonight, the one-screen movie theater that shows only comedies. In each book Elliot is faced with a crime that he has to solve while maintaining his sense of humor.
Elliot Freed meets his comedy idols, the team of Lillis and Townes (now in their eighties), and finds out that great comedians aren’t always great people. Especially when one of them murders the other.
Elliot Freed buys an old-time movie house to show only comedies. But when a customer dies of poisoned popcorn during a screening of Young Frankenstein, Elliot takes it personally and decides to find out who made his patron die laughing. First in the Comedy Tonight Mystery series.