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Think Fast, Mr. Peters (Toby Peters #13)

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Peter Lorre isn't exactly everybody's idea of a leading man. Tell that to one Mrs. Sheldon Minck, who, her distraught husband reports, has run off with the big screen's bantamweight heavy with the haunted eyes. And since this is Hollywood during the wartime madness of the forties, where nothing is exactly what it seems, it's the perfect case for Toby Peters. Martin's Press ...more
Paperback, 211 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by Warner Books (NY) (first published 1988)
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Very Good; Continuing character: Toby Peters; someone is killing Peter Lorre imitators and the real one and some of Peters' friends help him track down the killer
Set in June 1942 Hollywood written in film noir style. Peter Lorre look a likes are being hunted down all over the city. Toby is framed for the murder.
Fun little mystery story with a neat trick - add period figures with a surprising degree of detail and realism. I'll look this guy up later.
Great ride! Kaminsky nails Lorre in this one and the Greenstreet cameo was priceless!
Toby Peters w/ Peter Lorre
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Received the Shamus Award, "The Eye" (Lifetime achievment award) in 2007.

Stuart M. Kaminsky is author of 50 published novels, 5 biographies, 4 textbooks and 35 short stories. He also has screenwriting credits on four produced films including ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, ENEMY TERRITORY, A WOMAN IN THE WIND and HIDDEN FEARS. He is a past president of the Mystery Writers of America and has been nomi
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