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Thayer's thriller concerns a weatherman arrested for murder and the fellow TV journalists who seek to clear his name.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Thayer (Saint Mudd, LJ 5/15/92) delivers a haunting story that concerns two tortured Vietnam vets who love the same woman, fierce weather events that coincide with a series of murders, the world of television news, and the debate on capital punishment. Dixon Bell is a television meteorologist with an eerie gift for reading the weather. Rick Beanblossom is a news producer who hides his disfigured face behind a mask. Andrea Labore is the beautiful cop turned reporter whom they both love. Meanwhile, the Calendar Killer is strangling a woman each season during a significant weather event. When Bell is arrested and accused of the murders, Beanblossom and Labore join forces to prove his innocence. The novel's characters are deeply developed, and the riveting plot is cloaked in descriptive episodes of weather. Additionally, readers will receive a fascinating view of the intense machinations of television news productions. Recommended for fiction collections.
--Stacie Browne Chandler, Plymouth P.L., Mass.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
What a find in Steven Thayer! The Weatherman has it all; suspense, twists, side stories and a pulse that makes you read late into the night. Read morePublished on May 15 2004 by KDMask
...The execution scene was actually written BEFORE the Green Mile was published. While Mr. Thayer could, theoretically, lifted the description, it is unlikely. Read morePublished on Sept. 10 2003
If Stephen King reviewed this..catastrophe...it had to be after his accident.
As a writer, and teacher, the last thing I would do is to repeat a "main character's"... Read more
This is the only book I've read by Steve Thayer. I loved the writing-- it is wonderfully descriptive, yet concise and to the point. Read morePublished on March 5 2003 by amanda
I loved this author's writing style! So many books with great ideas are written without much style - or with so much that it's tedious. Read morePublished on Nov. 17 2002 by Laura
Very scary. This book has stayed on my mind for many years; like Red Dragon. When I was interviewed by a homeowner to rent a couple rooms on her top floor, I knew I had found the... Read morePublished on Sept. 19 2002
The back copy of this paperback novel is very misleading. In it is says that a serial killer is loose in Minnesota and is obsessed with Channel 7 reporter, Andrea Labore. Read morePublished on April 8 2002 by Amazon Customer
I just read "the Weatherman" after having it hyped to me by a friend, and was keenly disappointed. Given the paucity of any compelling proof of Dixon Bell's guilt, the "mountain"... Read morePublished on April 3 2002