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  • Try fear [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Try fear / a novel2009

    by James Scott Bell

    (779)

    Summary: For Ty Buchanan defending suspected drunk driver Carl Richess seems routine enough. Ty takes the case only out of sympathy for the defendant's mother. But then the simple DUI becomes a homicide.

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  • Try dying [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Try dying / a novel2007

    by James Scott Bell

    (1,229)

    Summary: The premise of Try Dying is very intriguing. On a wet Tuesday morning in December, Ernesto Bonilla, twenty-eight, shot his twenty-three-year-old wife, Alejandra, in the backyard of their West 45th...  more »

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  • Try darkness [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Try darkness / a novel2008

    by James Scott Bell

    (727)

    Summary: "In the second fast-paced novel featuring trial lawyer Ty Buchanan, the murder of a client will force Ty into the underbelly of L.A. to protect the child she left behind"--Provided by the publisher.

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  • The girls in the picture [eBook]

    The girls in the picture2018

    by Melanie Benjamin

    (6,432)

    Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford--from the New York Times...  more »

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  • The tortilla curtain [downloadable ebook]

    The tortilla curtain1996

    by T. Coraghessan Boyle

    (28,725)

    Summary: The lives of two different couples-wealthy Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher, and Candido and America Rincon, a pair of Mexican illegals--suddenly collide, in a story that unfolds from the shifting viewpoints of the various characters.

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  • Kindred [eBook]

    Kindred2003

    by Octavia E. Butler

    (124,244)

    Summary: Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the...  more »

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  • Memoirs and misinformation [eBook]

    Memoirs and misinformation2020

    by Jim Carrey

    (3,169)

    Summary: Meet Jim Carrey. He's an insanely successful and beloved movie star drowning in wealth and privilege -- but he's also lonely. Maybe past his prime. Maybe even getting fat? Nothing seems to lift the...  more »

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  • Boy proof [downloadable ebook]

    Boy proof2011

    by Cecil Castellucci

    Summary: Feeling alienated from everyone around her, Los Angeles high school senior and cinephile Victoria Jurgen hides behind the identity of a favorite movie character until an interesting new boy arrives...  more »

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  • Lord of shadows [eBook]

    Lord of shadows2017

    by Cassandra Clare

    (111,790)

    Summary: Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents. She thought she'd be at peace. But she is anything but calm. Torn between her desire for her parabatai Julian and her desire to protect him from the...  more »

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  • Ex-patriots [downloadable ebook]

    Ex-patriots2011

    by Peter Clines

    (8,873)

    Summary: "It's been two years since the world ended... For most of that time, the superhero called St. George, formerly known to the world as the Mighty Dragon, has protected the people of Los Angeles at...  more »

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  • Blood work [downloadable ebook]

    Blood work1998

    by Michael Connelly

    (50,177)

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  • The black box [eBook]

    The black box2012

    by Michael Connelly

    (51,722)

    Summary: In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A. riots. Harry originally investigated...  more »

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  • The brass verdict [downloadable ebook]

    The brass verdict2008

    by Michael Connelly

    Summary: When Hollywood lawyer Jerry Vincent is murdered, Mickey Haller (of "The Lincoln Lawyer" fame) inherits his biggest case yet: the defense of Walter Elliott, a prominent studio executive accused of...  more »

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  • The black echo [downloadable ebook]

    The black echo2002

    by Michael Connelly

    (168,960)

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  • The concrete blonde [downloadable ebook]

    The concrete blonde2002

    by Michael Connelly

    (57,019)

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  • Nine dragons [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Nine dragons / a novel2009

    by Michael Connelly

    (25,391)

    Summary: The murder of John Li, a South L.A. liquour store owner, hits LAPD Detective Harry Bosch hard, and he promises Li's family that he'll find the killer. As he uncovers a link to a Hong Kong triad--a...  more »

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  • The overlook [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The overlook / a novel2007

    by Michael Connelly

    Summary: In his first case since he left the LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit for the prestigious Homicide Special squad, Harry Bosch is called out to investigate a murder that may have chilling consequences for...  more »

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  • The scarecrow [downloadable ebook]

    The scarecrow2009

    by Michael Connelly

    (43,497)

    Summary: Newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to use his final days at the LA Times to write the definitive murder story of his career. Focusing on the case of Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail...  more »

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  • The last coyote [eBook]

    The last coyote2003

    by Michael Connelly

    (64,792)

    Summary: Los Angeles police detective Harry Bosch is placed on forced leave for hitting his boss. He decides to take advantage of his free time to solve a case which has obsessed him all his life: the murder...  more »

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  • The late show [eBook]

    The late show2017

    by Michael Connelly

    Summary: "Renee Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective,...  more »

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  • Sweet little lies [downloadable ebook] / an L.A. Candy novel

    Sweet little lies / an L.A. Candy novel2010

    by Lauren Conrad

    (17,412)

    Summary: Now a reality show celebrity, nineteen-year-old Jane Roberts learns that not all of her new friends are trustworthy.

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  • Demolition angel [downloadable ebook]

    Demolition angel2000

    by Robert Crais

    (8,851)

    Summary: Carol Starkey is a bomb squad veteran now doing time as a Detective-2 with LAPD's Criminal Conspiracy Section. Three years have passed since the detonation that killed Carol's partner and lover, but...  more »

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  • The forgotten man [eBook]

    The forgotten man2005

    by Robert Crais

    (12,543)

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  • The loud silence of Francine Green [downloadable ebook]

    The loud silence of Francine Green2006

    by Karen Cushman

    (915)

    Summary: In 1949, thirteen-year-old Francine goes to Catholic school in Los Angeles where she becomes best friends with a girl who questions authority and is frequently punished by the nuns, causing Francine to question her own values.

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  • Ball don't lie [downloadable ebook]

    Ball don't lie2007

    by Matt de la Peña

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives for basketball and plays at school and at the Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angeles but he is unaware of the many dangers--including his own past--that threaten his dream of playing professionally.

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  • Songs of Willow Frost [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Songs of Willow Frost / a novel2013

    by Jamie Ford

    (19,270)

    Summary: With his friend Charlotte, twelve-year-old William Eng, a Chinese-American boy, escapes from a Seattle orphanage determined to find his mother Willow and discover his connection to the exotic film star.

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  • Sizzle [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Sizzle / a novel2009

    by Julie Garwood

    (12,784)

    Summary: After she unwittingly captures a shocking crime on camera, a rash of mysterious, treacherous incidents convince Lyra Prescott that she's trapped in a sinister scenario headed for a violent ending. As...  more »

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  • Fade to black [eBook]

    Fade to black2018

    by Heather Graham

    Summary: After one of her costars is murdered, cult television show host Marnie Davante is plagued by strange events. PI Bryan McFadden is reluctant to get involved in such a bizarre case but is compelled to...  more »

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  • Unzipped [downloadable ebook]

    Unzipped2005

    by Lois Greiman

    (2,378)

    Summary: Chrissy McMullen has made a career leap, all the way from slinging drinks at Chicago's most notorious nightclub to dispensing psychotherapy from her sleek new practice in L.A. Even if she can't quite...  more »

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  • Unmanned [downloadable ebook]

    Unmanned2007

    by Lois Greiman

    (408)

    Summary: Even in a city of long, tall beauties, psychologist Christina McMullen is used to getting hit on. But she's definitely not accustomed to having a hit on her. Until the day a charming stranger shows...  more »

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  • Unscrewed [downloadable ebook]

    Unscrewed2007

    by Lois Greiman

    (1,068)

    Summary: L.A. homicide detective Jack Rivera has a killer body, a wicked smile, and a velvet touch. Just ask Christina McMullen. The cocktail-waitress-turned-psychologist has handled obsessed patients,...  more »

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  • Unplugged [downloadable ebook]

    Unplugged2006

    by Lois Greiman

    (1,270)

    Summary: Christina McMullen, psychologist extraordinaire, has problems--not least of which are her needy clients, a schizophrenic septic system, and her sizzling-then-fizzling romance with Lieutenant Jack...  more »

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  • One hot mess [downloadable ebook]

    One hot mess2009

    by Lois Greiman

    (878)

    Summary: When LAPD lieutenant Jack Rivera's womanizing father comes calling, asking psychologist Christina McMullen to investigate a mysterious death that might haunt his campaign for president of the United...  more »

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  • Uncorked [downloadable ebook]

    Uncorked2011

    by Lois Greiman

    (641)

    Summary: When a vicious criminal from their past is released from prison, Rivera is willing to do whatever it takes to keep Chrissy safe-- but does that include murder? Chrissy is determined to clear Rivera's...  more »

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  • Not one clue [downloadable ebook] / a mystery

    Not one clue / a mystery2010

    by Lois Greiman

    (875)

    Summary: "L.A. psychologist Christina McMullen's relationship with Detective Jack Rivera is heating up, until a client threatens to put a damper on their sparks. Chrissy has been counseling Micky Goldenstone...  more »

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  • Mob rules [downloadable ebook]

    Mob rules2010

    by Cameron Haley

    (762)

    Summary: "I'm Domino Riley, an enforcer for Shanar Rashan. Like most mob bosses in L.A., he's a powerful sorcerer, battling for control of the city, gathering up the magic of violent and powerful emotions and...  more »

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  • Skeleton crew [downloadable ebook]

    Skeleton crew2011

    by Cameron Haley

    (228)

    Summary: "Bodies are hitting the pavement in L.A. like they always do, but this time they're getting right back up, death be damned. My mobbed-up outfit of magicians may be the strongest int he city, but even...  more »

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  • Mayhem in high heels [downloadable ebook]

    Mayhem in high heels2012

    by Gemma Halliday

    Summary: Maddie Springer is finally walking down the aisle with the man of her dreams. And she's got the perfect wedding planner to pull it all off in style. Well, perfect, that is, until the woman winds up...  more »

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  • Dial L for Loser [downloadable ebook]

    Dial L for Loser2008

    by Lisi Harrison

    Summary: Just as the Pretty Committee is getting bored with being expelled and Massie begins worrying about losing her spot as the most popular girl, Claire is cast in a Hollywood film, and as Massie and...  more »

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  • Shoulder bags and shootings [downloadable ebook]

    Shoulder bags and shootings2010

    by Dorothy Howell

    (566)

    Summary: L.A. fashionista Haley Randolph just spent two weeks in Europe with her boyfriend Ty Cameron, owner of Holt's Department Store. Life would be perfect if she could just get her hands on the new Sinful...  more »

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