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Author Gates, Suzanne, author.

Title The glamorous dead / Suzanne Gates.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Kensington Books, [2017]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Mystery - DKLY-12  MYS GAT    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Mystery - FPLY-13  MYS GATES    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Mystery - MPLG-6  MYS GAT    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Fiction - NLBB-1  GAT    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Fiction - NSLY-11  F GATES    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Mystery - RIPG-6  M GATES    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Southwest Branch Adult Mystery - RISG-8  M GATES    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  FIC GAT    AVAILABLE
Description 303 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Kensington fiction"--Spine.
Summary "Set in the dream factory of the 1940s, this glittering debut novel follows a young Hollywood hopeful into a star-studded web of scandal, celebrity, and murder ... The chipped pink nail polish is a dead giveaway-- no pun intended. When a human thumb is discovered near a Hollywood nightclub, it doesn't take long for the police to identify its owner. Miss Penny Harp would recognize that pink anywhere: it belongs to her best friend, Rosemary. And so does the rest of the body buried beneath it. Rosemary, with the beauty and talent, who stood out from all other extras on the Paramount lot. She was the one whose name was destined for a movie marquee-- not for the obituaries. And for an extra twist, now an LAPD detective thinks Penny is the one who killed her ... Penny is determined to prove her innocence-- with a little help from an unlikely ally, the world-famous queen of film noir, Barbara Stanwyck. Penny met "Stany" on the set of Paramount's classic comedy, 'The Lady Eve,' where the star took an instant liking to her. With Stany's powerful connections and no-nonsense style, she has no trouble following clues out of the studio backlot, from the Los Angeles morgue to the Zanzibar Room to the dark, winding streets of Beverly Hills. But there's something Penny isn't telling her famous partner in crime solving: a not-so-glamorous secret that could lead them to Rosemary's killer-- or send Penny to the electric chai r..."
Subject Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department -- Fiction.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- California -- Hollywood -- Fiction.
Homicide investigation -- California -- Fiction.
Actresses -- Fiction.
Motion picture industry -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Motion picture actors and actresses. (OCoLC)fst01027096
Motion picture industry. (OCoLC)fst01027150
Motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01027285
Murder -- Investigation. (OCoLC)fst01029788
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
California -- Los Angeles. (OCoLC)fst01204540
California -- Los Angeles -- Hollywood. (OCoLC)fst01312041
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726581
Historical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726640
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
ISBN 9781496708120 (paperback)
1496708121 (paperback)

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