By Steven Bochco
From the acclaimed co-creator of Hill highway Blues, L.A. Law, and NYPD Blue, Death by way of Hollywood is a suspenseful, surprising, and darkly comedian crime novel a few screenwriter, a billionaire's spouse, a homicide, and, in fact, a cop.
"There was once a author by way of the identify of Merle Miller, who wrote that folks in Hollywood are regularly touching you--not simply because they prefer you, yet simply because they need to determine how smooth you're ahead of they consume you alive."
So starts this seductive and fantastic novel by means of two-time Edgar Award–winning author Steven Bochco, during which a down-on-his-luck screenwriter named Bobby Newman attempts to show a brutal homicide into his subsequent motion picture payday.
One day, whereas spying on his Hollywood Hills acquaintances via his $4,000 Bushnell XR90 digital telescope, Bobby sees a stunning socialite making like to a good-looking Latin actor named Ramon. whilst their pillow speak takes a flip for the gruesome, Bobby watches in horror because the lady bludgeons her lover to dying along with his personal appearing trophy. finding out to jot down approximately it rather than reporting it to the police officers, Bobby insinuates himself into Detective Dennis Farentino’s homicide research, forging an strange friendship with the cop that seems to be extra complicated than both of them had bargained for. sooner than lengthy, Bobby has dragged the detective, his estranged spouse, his lover, and his agent right into a Hollywood fun-house corridor of mirrors, the place simply the main manipulative participant will live on.
Savvy, humorous, attractive, and streetwise, Death by way of Hollywood is the story Steven Bochco could not inform on tv. it's the paintings of an creative storyteller, absolute to enthrall readers from starting to finish.