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The last embrace
Format:
Book
Title:
The last embrace
ISBN:
9781416584933

9780743296731
Edition:
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication:
New York : Scribner, 2008.
Physical Description:
384 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
In 1949 Los Angeles, Lily Kessler, a former stenographer and spy for the OSS, is asked by her late fiancé's mother to find out what happened to his sister Kitty, an actress who is missing from her Hollywood boardinghouse. Although the aspiring starlets at the house insist that Kitty is off somewhere furthering her career, her body is found the next day in a ravine below the Hollywood sign. Unimpressed by the local police, Lily investigates on her own.
Subject(s):
Actresses -- Crimes against -- Fiction.

Murder -- Investigation -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.

Women detectives -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.

Police -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.

Motion picture industry -- Fiction.

Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
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