By Steven Bochco
From the acclaimed co-creator of Hill road Blues, L.A. Law, and NYPD Blue, Death by means of Hollywood is a suspenseful, surprising, and darkly comedian crime novel a couple of screenwriter, a billionaire's spouse, a homicide, and, in fact, a cop.
"There was a author by way of the identify of Merle Miller, who wrote that individuals in Hollywood are consistently touching you--not simply because they prefer you, yet simply because they wish to work out how delicate you're ahead of they consume you alive."
So starts this seductive and remarkable novel by way 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 associates via his $4,000 Bushnell XR90 digital telescope, Bobby sees a gorgeous socialite making like to a good-looking Latin actor named Ramon. while their pillow speak takes a flip for the gruesome, Bobby watches in horror because the girl bludgeons her lover to dying along with his personal performing trophy. figuring out 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 complicated than both of them had bargained for. prior to 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 to tell the tale.
Savvy, humorous, attractive, and streetwise, Death through Hollywood is the story Steven Bochco could not inform on tv. it's the paintings of an inventive storyteller, bound to enthrall readers from commencing to finish.