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The Tiger Catcher

The Tiger Catcher

Author(s): Paullina Simons

Location(s): London, Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance

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Can true love ever die? Julian lives a charmed life in Los Angeles. Surrounded by friends, he is young, handsome, and runs a successful business. Everything changes after he has a fateful encounter with a mysterious young woman named...

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Beneath the Same Heaven

Beneath the Same Heaven

Author(s): Anne Marie Ruff

Location(s): Dubai, Los Angeles, Pakistan, San Diego

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

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Kathryn, an American woman, and Rashid, a Pakistani-born Muslim man, seem to have bridged the divide between Western and Islamic world views with their marriage and two American-born children. But everything changes when Rashid’s father is suddenly killed by...

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Fever City

Fever City

Author(s): Tim Baker

Location(s): Dallas, Los Angeles

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 1960s/2014

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Nick Alston, a Los Angeles private investigator, is hired to find the kidnapped son of America’s richest and most hated man. Hastings, a mob hitman in search of redemption, is also on the trail. But both men soon become...

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All Involved

All Involved

Author(s): Ryan Gattis

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1990s

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On an April night in 1992, Payasa learns that her older brother has been stabbed to death, his body left out in the road to rot. He was never involved. He was innocent. He didn’t even carry a gun. And...

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American Dream Machine

American Dream Machine

Author(s): Matthew Specktor

Location(s): Hollywood, Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1960s, 1970s

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Beau Rosenwald – overweight, not particularly handsome, and improbably charismatic – arrives in Los Angles in 1962 with nothing but an ill-fitting suit and a pair of expensive brogues. By the late 1970s he has helped found the most...

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Good-bye To All That

Good-bye To All That

Author(s): Margo Candela

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern

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Getting ahead in Hollywood poses a challenge for Raquel Azorian, a lowly marketing assistant at a major production company, and while she has ambition, energy, and smarts, the heroine of Candela’s wry latest doesn’t have a mentor or even...

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Island of a Thousand Mirrors

Island of a Thousand Mirrors

Author(s): Nayomi Munaweera

Location(s): Los Angeles, Sri Lanka

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families. Yasodhara tells the story of her own Sinhala family, rich in love, with everything they could ask for. As a...

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Johnny’s Girl

Johnny’s Girl

Author(s): Paige Toon

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Meg’s life has taken a turn for the perfect. She is the envy of millions with her drop dead gorgeous husband, their two beautiful sons and her new mansion in Henley. Her celebrity PA days are over. But desperate...

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LA Confidential

LA Confidential

Author(s): James Ellroy

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Crime

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An involved story, with a beautiful, unique style. Graphic and dark. A police brutality case provides Ed Exley with an opportunity to make a name for himself but by testifying against other police officers he makes enemies as well...

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Los Angeles Noir

Los Angeles Noir

Author(s): Denise Hamilton

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Crime, Short Stories

Era(s): Modern

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A collection of short stories set in and around LA under the editorship of Denis Hamilton

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