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    Melodie Johnson Howe ¸ 7 characters characters å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¸ Melodie Johnson Howe (PDF/EPUB) [Shooting Hollywood] ¾ Melodie Johnson Howe Before I discovered Shooting Hollywood I had been looking and hoping for a new book from Melodie Johnson Howe since 1994 I enjoyed her two previous mysteries The Mother Shadow and Beauty Dies so much that I have read each several times in the years since then Though I knew what would be happening in the books I still loved Ms Howe’s smart

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Shooting Hollywood] ¾ Melodie Johnson Howe Last time I moved house I offloaded the mass of mystery paperbacks I'd accumulated keeping only my classic mysteries and a sparse handful of other books Two of the books I kept were Melodie Johnson Howe's The Mother Shadow and Beauty Dies books I'd purchased because they were sold as the female answer to Nero Wolfe and Archie Goo

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    Melodie Johnson Howe ¸ 7 characters (PDF/EPUB) [Shooting Hollywood] ¾ Melodie Johnson Howe It took me awhile to warm up to this book because I thought I was getting a book length mystery but it is actually a collection of previously published short stories all with the same central character Diana Poole a middle aged actress trying to scrape by with at least some of her cynical perspective and principles intact her unreconstructed face and her determinedly blond hair That descriptor is used in every story must be the writer's t

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    (PDF/EPUB) [Shooting Hollywood] ¾ Melodie Johnson Howe Shooting Hollywood by Melodie Johnson Howe is a series of short stories starring one character an aging movie star by the name of Diana Poole Miss Howe is a new to me author and I won this book in an Author BuzzDear Reader drawing The stories are all mystery themed and someone always dies in each story usually after being with or in the vicinity of Diana Poolealthough I will tell you she is not the murderer I enjoyed what I read; each story

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    characters å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¸ Melodie Johnson Howe (PDF/EPUB) [Shooting Hollywood] ¾ Melodie Johnson Howe Melodie Johnson Howe ¸ 7 characters Melodie Johnson Howe updates Raymond Chandler's Hollywood in this collection of stories about Diana Poole a still beautiful actress in her 40s shopworn by what Hollywood does to such women One thing Hollywood does not expect is for Ms Poole to have brains and moxie to go with the good looks The tone of the stories is noirish the phrasing i

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Melodie Johnson Howe ¸ 7 characters characters å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¸ Melodie Johnson Howe free download Shooting Hollywood Melodie Johnson Howe was as she says in the introduction to this collection of criminous Hollywood one of the last of the starlets While she was making movies with Clint Eastwood Alan Alda Jam. Before I discovered Shooting Hollywood I had been looking and hoping for a new book from Melodie Johnson Howe since 1994 I enjoyed her two previous mysteries The Mother Shadow and Beauty Dies so much that I have read each several times in the years since then Though I knew what would be happening in the books I still loved Ms Howe s smart writing style and the well realized characters she created and I especially enjoyed the interactions of those characters Those ualities from her two novels also appear in this series of short stories though because of their length the ualities aren t uite as well developed The murder mystery stories in Shooting Hollywood all feature Diana Poole whose disillusioned but still wistful sophistication sets their tone She s a former Hollywood starlet now in her forties and trying to get work again because her husband has died Since all the stories are about her each one has a few sentences covering the same backstory and a lot of people do seem to be killed around her but those are minor issues because the stories are fun to read There is a paragraph before each story explaining what ideas or circumstances inspired the plot and I found these descriptions almost as interesting as the stories themselves Ms Howe herself is an actress and she s made movie with many big name Hollywood stars so it s fascinating to have her behind the scenes perspective

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Melodie Johnson Howe ¸ 7 characters characters å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¸ Melodie Johnson Howe free download Shooting Hollywood Brutal and it is a place as Marilyn Monroe said where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul Diana Poole finds crime in that world of glitz glamour and gre. It took me awhile to warm up to this book because I thought I was getting a book length mystery but it is actually a collection of previously published short stories all with the same central character Diana Poole a middle aged actress trying to scrape by with at least some of her cynical perspective and principles intact her unreconstructed face and her determinedly blond hair That descriptor is used in every story must be the writer s talisman I don t usually like short stories in this genre but after I withdrew my expectations about murder mysteries and let the stories stand on their own as very very noir shorts about murders many of them not actually mysteries set in desperate back biting Hollywood I started enjoying them on their own terms I love vinegary noir murder fiction but by the time I d read them all the overall tone had started to feel a bit too bleak and angry for my tastes and the end came just in time The writing is good in these stories The copyeditingproofreading at least in my epub edition is appallingly bad

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Melodie Johnson Howe ¸ 7 characters characters å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¸ Melodie Johnson Howe free download Shooting Hollywood Es Caan James Farnetino and others she was honing the craft of writing Diana Poole blonde sexy and in her 40's is trying to rebuild her acting career played middle aged parts But Hollywood is. Last time I moved house I offloaded the mass of mystery paperbacks I d accumulated keeping only my classic mysteries and a sparse handful of other books Two of the books I kept were Melodie Johnson Howe s The Mother Shadow and Beauty Dies books I d purchased because they were sold as the female answer to Nero Wolfe and Archie GoodwinIt s been some time since I read those books but I remember fruitlessly looking for a third in the series and wondering why it was the series I really liked always seemed to end prematurelyThis is a collection of unrelated short stories drawing strongly on the author s knowledge of life as a Hollywood actress Enjoyable and in their way bleakly cynical I ll be picking up the longer book due out later this year and probably working the two earlier books into my reading schedule

  • Paperback
  • 165
  • Shooting Hollywood
  • Melodie Johnson Howe
  • English
  • 08 April 2020
  • 9781936363001