Rich Leder is a novelist and screenwriter that writes funny books.
Among other things, he is the creator of the McCall & Company series, which allows us to share in the madcap adventures of way-off-broadway actor and reluctant PI, Kate McCall, and her eccentric friends, as they investigate cases and cause mayhem across New York City.
I’ve picked up a copy of Workman’s Complication from LaughRiot Press – and I’m already laughing my way through it. Watch for my review.
WAY-OFF BROADWAY ACTRESS.
MURDERED PI FATHER.
NEW DAY JOB.
Off-off-off-off Broadway actress Kate McCall inherits her father’s New York private investigations business after he’s a whole lot of murdered in a life insurance company elevator.
A concrete-carrying, ballroom-dancing construction mule says he fell off the scaffolding, can never work—or dance—again, and sues the contractor for a whole lot of money.
Kate assembles the eccentric tenants of her brownstone and her histrionic acting troupe to help her crack the cases, and they stir up a whole lot of trouble.
But not as much as Kate, who sticks her nose in the middle of the multi-million-dollar life-insurance scam her father was investigating and gets a whole lot of arrested for murdering a medical examiner.
Will Kate bust the insurance scam, prove who really killed the examiner—and her father—and get out of jail in time to pull off the ballroom sting of the decade? She might, but it’s going to be a whole lot of hilarious.