Death Was in the Picture

A Mystery
Product Number: EB00010662
Released: Apr 01, 2010
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781429988162
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Description

In 1931, while most of Los Angeles is struggling to survive the Depression, the business of Hollywood is booming. And everyone wants a piece. The movies have always been cutthroat and, as girl Friday Kitty Pangborn is about to find out, that's more than a metaphor. Kitty's boss, private detective Dexter Theroux, has been asked to help leading man Laird Wyndham prove his innocence. The actor was the last person to be seen with a young actress who died under very suspicious circumstances, and the star has fallen from the big screen to the big house. Wyndham's a dreamboat, but that isn't the only thing that has Kitty hot under the collar. Dex has already signed a client-one who's hired him to prove Wyndham's hands are not as clean as they look. Mixing Hollywood glitz with hard-boiled grit, Death Was in the Picture captures the essence of life in Depression-era Los Angeles: a world where times are tough, talk is cheap, and murder is often just one scene away.

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Author(s): Linda L. Richards
Series: Kitty Pangborn Series No: 2
Genre: Mystery
Original Publish Date: Jan 20, 2009

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