Move over Jessica Fletcher, excuse us Monsieur Poirot, take note Ms. Braun: "The Pink Panther" is back and better than ever! With 160 licensees world-wide, the first movie starring Steve Martin and Beonce Knowles already released and a sequel to follow in 2007, fans will be more than ready for our wonderful new series of original mystery novels starring Inspector Jacque Clouseau! When the legendary Hot Pink diamond mysteriously vanishes during a magic show at the popular MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, along with the famous starlet who was last seen wearing it upon her ample bosom, authorities immediately summon Chief Inspector Jaques Clouseau, the world renowned investigator from the Paris Police Bureau, to the scene of the crime. With the aid of an American private eye and bounty hunter "Junkyard" Bob Convoy, the French detective who bumbled his way to fame in the widely celebrated Pink Panther case is determined to track down the bauble and the bosom it was last cleaving to. Oddsmakers predict he'll solve the case, or go bust trying to! So look out evil-doers: Clouseau is in Sin City.
(And look out Nevada Highway Patrol, because some fool has given him the keys to an SUV!)
Marc's movie tie-ins include Wolverine: Weapon X, based on the popular X-Men series, the USA Today bestseller; AVP: Alien vs. Predator, based on the 20th Century Fox motion picture; 24: The House Special Subcommittee Investigation of CTU, based on the Emmy-Award winning Fox television series 24, with co-author Alice Alfonsi; five original novels based on Toho's Studios classic Godzilla and a nonfiction look at the film series, The Official Godzilla Compendium, with J. D. Lees. Alice has written books for such major motion picture companies as Lucasfilm (Star Wars: Episodes I and II), Universal Studios (Jurassic Park III), and Japan's Toho Studios (Classic Godzilla). Her adaptation of George Lucas's story and screenplay for the third Star Wars prequel film was released as the official Movie Storybook for Stars Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith.