And the killer is ... / G.A. McKevett.

By: McKevett, G. A [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: McKevett, G. A., Savannah Reid mystery: book 25.Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Edition: First Kensington hardcover editionDescription: 309 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781496720139; 149672013XSubject(s): Reid, Savannah (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Women private investigators -- California, Southern -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- California, Southern -- Fiction | Older women -- Crimes against -- Fiction | Actresses -- Crimes against -- Fiction | California, Southern -- Fiction | Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Cozy mysteries. | Detective and mystery stories. DDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3563.C3758 | A83 2020Summary: "PI Savannah Reid has delved into the ugly side of SoCal's celebrity culture more than once. But the Moonlight Magnolia Detective Agency may have bitten off more than they can chew when a Hollywood legend makes a deadly comeback ... It will be a cold day in San Carmelita before Savannah skips over a high-profile homicide case, especially one attached to a tasty reward. But when 90-year-old former silver screen siren Lucinda Faraday is murdered inside her derelict mansion, serving justice comes with unsavory risks. The fallen star, considered one of the most beautiful women of her time, was found strangled by a pair of vintage stockings amid a hoard of garbage and priceless memorabilia. Now, Lucinda is making headlines again--and, like in the past, her name is connected with the worst kind of scandal ... As a quest for answers reveals sleazy secrets about the victim's history, the Moonlight Magnolia Agency soon discover that corruption, addiction, and blackmail were as rampant in the good old days of Hollywood as in the present--maybe even more so. Balancing a suspect list longer than Lucinda's acting credits and evidence that could destroy the reputation of people still alive, can Savannah outsmart the culprit before she or someone else get reduced to tabloid fodder next?"--Provided by publisher.
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"PI Savannah Reid has delved into the ugly side of SoCal's celebrity culture more than once. But the Moonlight Magnolia Detective Agency may have bitten off more than they can chew when a Hollywood legend makes a deadly comeback ... It will be a cold day in San Carmelita before Savannah skips over a high-profile homicide case, especially one attached to a tasty reward. But when 90-year-old former silver screen siren Lucinda Faraday is murdered inside her derelict mansion, serving justice comes with unsavory risks. The fallen star, considered one of the most beautiful women of her time, was found strangled by a pair of vintage stockings amid a hoard of garbage and priceless memorabilia. Now, Lucinda is making headlines again--and, like in the past, her name is connected with the worst kind of scandal ... As a quest for answers reveals sleazy secrets about the victim's history, the Moonlight Magnolia Agency soon discover that corruption, addiction, and blackmail were as rampant in the good old days of Hollywood as in the present--maybe even more so. Balancing a suspect list longer than Lucinda's acting credits and evidence that could destroy the reputation of people still alive, can Savannah outsmart the culprit before she or someone else get reduced to tabloid fodder next?"--Provided by publisher.

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