Shoot the Scene

Product Number: EB00620549
Released: Sep 22, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504019187
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An on-set Hollywood romance marks a screenwriter for death Casey Blake is the only modest man in Hollywood, which is lucky, because an ego is something screenwriters can't afford. Blake makes his living churning out B movies for Joe Maddox, an actor turned producer who somehow got the strange idea that a well-written script is something worth paying for. Blake's latest is Ill Wind, a taut thriller that could bring in an Oscar-if Maddox can keep his leading lady from burning down the set. Madeleine D'Arcy has a bad habit of sleeping with her male costars. When she can't bed them, she either throws a tantrum or turns her toxic affection toward a member of the crew. This time, her target is Blake, and she chases him with a deadly abandon that could put the film over budget-and land the screenwriter in the morgue.

Author(s): Ellery Queen
Original Publish Date: Sep 22, 2015

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