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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780727889102
  • ISBN: 0727889109
  • Physical Description: 232 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Main edition.
  • Publisher: London : Severn House, 2019.

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Summary, etc.:
"1939, Los Angeles. Lillian Frost is shocked when her friend, glamorous costume designer Edith Head, hands her the script to a new film that's about to start shooting. Streetlight Story is based on a true crime: the California Republic bank robbery of 1936. Lillian's beau, LAPD detective Gene Morrow, was one of the officers on the case; his partner, Teddy, was tragically shot dead. It seems the scriptwriter has put Gene at the centre of a scandal, twisting fact with fiction - or has he? With Gene reluctant to talk about the case, the movie quickly becoming the hottest ticket in town, a suspicious death on the Paramount studio lot and the police reopening the investigation into Teddy's death, Lillian is determined to find answers. Can Lillian and Edith uncover the truth of what happened that fateful day and clear Gene's name?"--Publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 January #1
    In 1939 Los Angeles, motion-picture costume designer Edith Head has a surprise for her friend Lillian Frost, who narrates this series, now in its third installment. It seems somebody is making a movie based on a real-life crime, and the filmmakers intend to portray Lillian's LAPD detective boyfriend, Gene Morrow, in a very unflattering light. Are the filmmakers playing fast and loose with the facts, or does the cop have some secrets he'd prefer stayed hidden? The second Frost/Head mystery, Dangerous to Know (2017), was an improvement over the first, Design for Dying (2016), and this one ups the ante again. Head, the real-life costume designer who would go on to become a legend in the film industry, has become a rounded human being, fully fleshed out, and not a collection of character traits. Frost, a fictional character, is likewise more genuine. And the story, concerning a bank robbery and the death of Morrow's partner, is genuinely gripping. Well done. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 January #1
    In 1939 Los Angeles, motion-picture costume designer Edith Head has a surprise for her friend Lillian Frost, who narrates this series, now in its third installment. It seems somebody is making a movie based on a real-life crime, and the filmmakers intend to portray Lillian's LAPD detective boyfriend, Gene Morrow, in a very unflattering light. Are the filmmakers playing fast and loose with the facts, or does the cop have some secrets he'd prefer stayed hidden? The second Frost/Head mystery, Dangerous to Know (2017), was an improvement over the first, Design for Dying (2016), and this one ups the ante again. Head, the real-life costume designer who would go on to become a legend in the film industry, has become a rounded human being, fully fleshed out, and not a collection of character traits. Frost, a fictional character, is likewise more genuine. And the story, concerning a bank robbery and the death of Morrow's partner, is genuinely gripping. Well done. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Renee Patrick is the pseudonym for married authors Rosemarie and Vince Keenan. Rosemarie is a research administrator and a poet. Vince is a screenwriter and a journalist. Both native New Yorkers, they currently live in Seattle, Washington. They have written two previous books starring Lillian Frost and Edith Head, Design for Dying and Dangerous to Know. Script for Scandal is their first book for Severn House.

Subject: Frost, Lillian (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Head, Edith > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > California > Los Angeles > Fiction.
Women costume designers > United States > Fiction.
Secretaries > United States > Fiction.
Nineteen thirties > Fiction.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
California > Los Angeles.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
History.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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