A Habit for Death

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 2006 - Fiction - 279 pages
Escaping the heat and heartbreak of New York City for a summer in rural Pennsylvania sounded like the perfect plan to Nicky D''Amico. Little did he know that what began as a heavenly idea would turn out to be a hell of a job!
Each year the nuns of rural St. Gilbert''s College hire a city slicker to help with their summer theater festival. As the stage manager, Nicky has a lot to handle - a truly awful musical script, bickering school staff, a huge crush on the cute guy in the chorus but things are about to get a whole lot worse. "Convent of Fear," the school''s play, features a serial nun killer. When several cast members are murdered, the mystery moves from the stage to real life. With its suspenseful plot, loveable characters, and laugh-out-loud humor, "A Habit for Death" is one habit you won''t want to break.

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A summer-stock stage manager stalks both a killer and a hunky actor.Controversy surrounds the St. Gilbert Summer Theatre Festival's upcoming production of the cheesy musical Convent of Fear, though ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Chuck Zito has spent most of his adult life working in theaters. A graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University Department of Drama, he recently left his post as Executive Director of the Diversionary Theatre in San Diego. He now lives in New York City. A Habit for Death is his first novel, with more Nicky D'Amico mysteries to come.

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