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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

    Tinsel by William Goldman

In the glittering world of Hollywood peopled with stars, hopefuls, and hasbeens, hungry and cunning producers, starlets, moguls, and whores are willing to sacrifice everything for an elusive place at the top

Year: 1979

    Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman

No one knows the writer's Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman. Goldman now takes you into Hollywood's inner sanctums...on and behind the scenes for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men, and other films...into the plush offices of Hollywood producers...into the working lives of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman, and Hoffman...and into his own professional experiences and creative thought processes in the crafting of screenplays.

Year: 1983
Genre: on Film Making

    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

 

 

Titles

YearTitle

1964The Quick Red Fox by John D. MacDonald
1979Tinsel by William Goldman
1983Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman
1990Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard
1998Groucho Marx, Master Detective by Ron Goulart
1999Be Cool by Elmore Leonard
2000Which Lie Did I Tell? by William Goldman
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