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Author(s): Joe Ide

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, the elderly are being mugged, children go missing. But word has spread: if you’ve got a case the police can’t – or...

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Jamie Quinn Mystery Collection: Box Set Books 1-3 (Jamie Quinn Cozy Mystery)

Jamie Quinn Mystery Collection: Box Set Books 1-3 (Jamie Quinn Cozy Mystery)

Author(s): Barbara Venkataraman

Location(s): Florida, Hollywood

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Present day

Books 1-3 of the Jamie Quinn Mystery Series! Including: “Death by Didgeridoo”-Winner of the Indie Book of the Day award. Reluctant lawyer, Jamie Quinn, still reeling from the death of her mother, is pulled into a game of deception,...

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Lost In Crazytown

Lost In Crazytown

Author(s): Robert Bryndza

Location(s): Hollywood

Genre(s): Fiction, Satire

Era(s): Contemporary

f you choose to live life in the Hollywood fast lane, there’s a chance you could get run over!  “Fun and comical, a complete page turner!” Jonathan Welford, Amazon reader. “Another Robert Bryndza bonanza, his books are light, lovely and...

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Lost in Oaxaca

Lost in Oaxaca

Author(s): Jessica Winters Mireles

Location(s): Los Angeles, Oaxaca

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

Once a promising young concert pianist, Camille Childs retreated to her mother’s Santa Barbara estate after an injury to her hand destroyed her hopes for a musical career. She now leads a solitary life teaching piano, and she has...

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Love Lies

Love Lies

Author(s): Adele Parks

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Fern is glaring thirty in the face and can’t ignore the love lies any longer. Life with Adam was amazing once – although these days swinging from the chandeliers means D.I.Y not S.E.X. She believes a romantic wedding should...

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Painted Faces

Painted Faces

Author(s): Megan Easley-Walsh

Location(s): Budapest, Hollywood, Hungary, Kansas

Genre(s): Historical, Mystery, Suspense

Era(s): 1938

From the Best-selling Author… Lights! Camera! Hollywood! In 1938, nineteen-year-old Vivian Harris’s mother wants her to get married and have a family, but Vivian’s seduced by someone else entirely: Hollywood. Yearning to trade in farm dust for stardust, she...

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Sacred and Profane

Sacred and Profane

Author(s): Faye Kellerman

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Modern

The second book in the hugely popular Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus series from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman Los Angeles Police Detective Peter Decker had grown very close to Rina’s young sons, Sammy and Jake, as...

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Safe

Safe

Author(s): Ryan Gattis

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 2008

Set in LA against the backdrop of the 2008 financial crash, this is the story of Rudy Reyes (a.k.a. Glasses), a gangster-turned-double-agent who wants out of the high-stakes high-risk criminal life, and Ricky Mendoza, Junior (a.k.a. Ghost), a DEA...

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Still Lives

Still Lives

Author(s): Maria Hummel

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery, Thriller

Era(s): Modern

Kim Lord is an avant-garde figure, feminist icon, and agent provocateur in the L.A. art scene. Her groundbreaking new exhibition Still Lives is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as famous, murdered women–the Black Dahlia, Chandra Levy, Nicole Brown Simpson,...

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The Big Sleep (Phillip Marlowe)

The Big Sleep (Phillip Marlowe)

Author(s): Raymond Chandler

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery

Era(s): 1920s

Los Angeles Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wheelchair-bound General Sternwood to discover who is blackmailing him. A broken, weary old man, Sternwood just wants Marlowe to make the problem go away. However, with Sternwood’s two wild, devil-may-care...

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