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    The Quick Red Fox by John D. MacDonald

Sultry movie star Lysa Dean has gotten herself into a spot of blackmail, posing for naked photos while participating in a debauched party near Big Sur. If the pictures get out, Lysa's engagement to her rich, strait laced fiancé doesn't stand a chance. Enter Travis McGee, who's agreed to put a stop to the extortion, working alongside Lysa's assistant, Dana Holtzer.

Year: 1964
Genre: Extortion

    Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard

Getting Leo becomes a movie pitch unfolding in a city where every move you make is a potential scene, and making it big isn't all that different from making your bones: You gotta know who to pitch, who to hit, and how to knock 'em dead.

Year: 1990
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Groucho Marx, Master Detective by Ron Goulart

In this inventive mystery set in Hollywood's golden era, Ron Goulart revives America's favorite cigar-wielding comic--Groucho Marx. Needing a project to occupy him between movie stints, Groucho agrees to act in a radio serial. But when a beautiful starlet is found dead before production even begins, Groucho is determined to find out who killed her.

Year: 1998
Genre: Comic Mystery

    Be Cool by Elmore Leonard

The sequel to Chili Palmer's hit movie Get Leo tanked and now Chili's itching for a comeback. So when a power lunch with record-label executive and former associate Tommy Athens ends in a mob hit, he soon finds himself in an unlikely alliance with organized-crime detective Darryl Holmes and the likely next target of Russian gangsters.

Year: 1999
Genre: Crime FictionMusic

    A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly

LAPD Detective Harry Bosch crosses paths with FBI profiler Terry McCaleb while investigating the murder of a Hollywood actress.

Year: 2001
Genre: FBIPolice Procedural





1964The Quick Red Fox by John D. MacDonald
1990Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard
1998Groucho Marx, Master Detective by Ron Goulart
1999Be Cool by Elmore Leonard
2001A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly
2002Groucho Marx, Secret Agent by Ron Goulart
2005Groucho Marx, King Of The Jungle by Ron Goulart
2016Medusa's Web by Tim Powers
2019The New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke
2021The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly