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Dead Beat (A Gary Bismarck Rock’n’Roll Detective Thriller)

By Mark Leigh

Gary Bismarck is not just your everyday washed-up 1980s pop star.

He is a washed-up 1980s pop star who also runs his own detective agency. 

In their day, Gary’s band Bizarre Avocado were mentioned in the same breath as Duran Duran, Visage and Flock of Seagulls. 
They were as big as any New Romantic band – and on the 1980s revival circuit they still play to packed houses. 

But something very bizzare is happening to the Bizarres. 

The drummer in the band, Clifford, who also happens to be married to Gary’s ex-wife, has gone missing. 

Suddenly a whole string of people have vanished. 

And Gary finds himself caught up in a series of seemingly random and gruesome murders. 

Each homicide is linked to the next one, 

As Gary delves deeper into his past, can he unlock the key to the mystery and figure out who is behind the murders before it is too late?

Or will the final ‘Dead Beat’ be the one that kills him? 

“A fantastic fast-paced thriller that takes you right inside the music industry.” – Robert Foster, best-selling author of The Lunar Code. 

Mark Leigh has had 40 humour books published including the phenomenally successful ‘The Complete Revenge Kit’ and titles co-written with Adrian Edmondson, Jeremy Beadle, Julian Clary, Rolf Harris, Chris Tarrant, Des Lynam and even Roy Chubby Brown.

His TV credits include scriptwriting for Rory Bremner, Joe Pasquale, Hale & Pace, Russ Abbot, Brian Conley and Noel Edmonds.


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