Jake Thorne is a fixer for the MGM, the biggest and best of the Studio's that rule Hollywood's golden age. If you're a big shot, Jake will sober you up, pay off the cops and keep it out of the papers. So when a too-young girl shows up strangled in a big director's garden, Jake's on the job. But there's something about the girl that bothers him, and when the usually compliant cops try to warn him off, he decides to find out who she was. His search takes him into the world of abandoned girls, pimps and porn dealers, and into his own past where he is forced to confront who he was, what he did, and who he has become.
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Good read .... Loved the Hollywood backdrop of the story too
Interesting story but....
I love books/ movies about this era in Hollywood and this one is decent. My problem with it is the sloppiness -- one character's name switches from Jeannie to Jennie and at another point the author uses Jeannie when from the context, the character he's speaking about is Beth -- things like this were distracting. Also the same paragraphs pop up at different times, it's just a bit odd and takes away from the short telling. However, these could be publisher errors and not the author's. Will I check out other books by this writer? Probably.
Only drawback is that I was distracted by several typos and continuity issues (Susie or suzie)?