Monday, September 21, 2009

Mystery Writer as Hero

Tonight, The Famous Author and I will be watching the new season opener of CASTLE. Why? Because the protagonist and star of the show is a ... Mystery Writer! The show, which premiered as a mid-season replacement series on ABC last March, features famous mystery novelist Richard Castle who is bored with his own success. When he learns a copycat killer has started staging murder scenes from in his novels, Castle meets NYPD Detective Kate Beckett.

Though they fight a lot, a touch of romance evolves as Castle helps her find the killer.

According to Mystery Book News, the season opener tonight (ABC at 10 PM (ET/PT) is called "Deep in Death". Castle wrestles with his relationship with Beckett, and while struggling to finish his soon-to-be-published bestseller, Heat Wave, the mysterious murder of a man found dead, tangled in the limbs of a tree, brings the two back together.

Michael Connelly works on the show created by Steven Cannell.

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