Al Roker Preps Debut Mystery Novel

Weatherman’s book “The Morning Show Murders” out on Tuesday.

Last Updated: November 23, 2009 @ 7:18 AM

It’s Today’s familiar mélange of mayhem, medicine and music. Murder is now being added to the mix, thanks to Al Roker’s debut mystery novel.

The Morning Show Murders: A Novel (Delacorte, 320 pp., $26), on sale Tuesday, is the first in a planned series of murder mysteries from America’s most famous cloud-watcher.

"They’ll all be (set) at a morning show," Roker says as he chats in his cubbyhole of an office between appearances on camera. "Or maybe late-night shows! We might have to kill off a late-night host!"

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