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Mystery set in 1957 Hollywood. If you were a studio mogul what would you do if you discovered your leading man was a serial killer? How do you protect your film? How do you protect your studio? And ... your leading lady? Louis Solomon, head of Centurion Studios, is deep in production on his very troubled wide-screen spectacular, “A Tale of Two Cities”. The picture is not e ...more
ebook, 257 pages
Published December 20th 2011 by BookBaby (first published December 13th 2011)
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Yawatta Hosby
Mar 28, 2012 Yawatta Hosby rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
I loved this 9 chapter novel. The very first scene reminded me of “Summer of Sam”, which is one of my favorite movies. My favorite moments were when Lola first meets Eddie, Eddie thinking he won’t be nice to his landlord once he gets hired for a gig, and when Danny plays detective.

I like how every angle of Hollywood was mentioned. Brad Geagley has a gift of being amazing with characterization and describing enough details of a character’s background to make readers care for everyone. Everyone wa
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Greg
Dec 28, 2011 Greg rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Mystery lovers. Hollywood-behind-the-scenes lovers
A riveting read. I got it for Christmas. Once I started and I didn't want to put it down. A great mystery with unexpected twists and turns. Filled with the grit that lurks behind the glam of Hollywood. A blast.
Cynthia
Dec 25, 2011 Cynthia rated it it was amazing
I'm biased, because Brad is a dear friend and colleague, but I love this book. I think I would regardless...
Judy
Jan 07, 2012 Judy rated it it was amazing
I love the cover as much as I loved the book! Brad is one of my favorite authors, as well as one of my very favorite people! I will read this book again......
Brad Geagley
Jan 11, 2012 Brad Geagley rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Well, this is my book, so I'm terribly biased. I'd love to know what you think when you read it.
Lauren
Aug 11, 2012 Lauren rated it it was amazing
Loved this book. Very noire which was what I was in the mood for! I hope this author has other books I really like his writing style.
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Shelves: mystery
It was fun to read about the early days of Hollywood. This book has a fun twist at the end. If you pay careful attention, you will catch the hints.
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Brad Geagley, film producer, screenwriter, and now author, has combined his passion for Ancient Egyptian history with his vast background in writing film, screenplays, and theater to write his first historical mystery novel Year of The Hyenas.
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