Judy Kaye received the Tony Award® for her performance in The Phantom of the Opera and was nominated for two other Tony® awards: for her portrayal of Rosie in Mamma Mia, the ABBA musical, and her starring role as the singer Florence Foster Jenkins in Souvenir. She has performed with such opera companies and orchestras as the New York City Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and the London Symphony Orchestra.
In 1963, Ellie's mother, Doris Day Dingman, was crowned the Bosetti Beauty at Mr. Bosetti's supermarket, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and the Dingmans began to fall apart.
Thirty-four years ago, Violet Sullivan put on her party finery and left for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display. She was never seen again. In the small California town of Serena Station, tongues wagged.
It’s April 1988, a month before Kinsey Millhone’s thirty-eighth birthday, and she’s alone in her office catching up on paperwork when a young man arrives unannounced. Michael Sutton is twenty-seven, an unemployed college dropout.
Two dead bodies changed the course of my life that fall. One of them I knew and the other I’d never laid eyes on until I saw him in the morgue.