By Steven Bochco
From the acclaimed co-creator of Hill road 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, after all, a cop.
"There was once a author through 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 work out how delicate you're ahead of they consume you alive."
So starts off this seductive and brilliant novel through two-time Edgar Award–winning author Steven Bochco, within 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 loss of life along with his personal performing trophy. determining to jot down approximately it rather than reporting it to the law enforcement officials, Bobby insinuates himself into Detective Dennis Farentino’s homicide research, forging an strange friendship with the cop that seems to be extra advanced than both of them had bargained for. ahead of 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 purely the main manipulative participant will live on.
Savvy, humorous, horny, and streetwise, Death by way of Hollywood is the story Steven Bochco could not inform on tv. it's the paintings of an inventive storyteller, sure to enthrall readers from commencing to finish.