A Good Knife's WorkBook - 2010
In the summer of 1946, Hollywood is too hot to hold screenwriter Lauren Atwill. If she has any hope of recovering from a vicious scandal, she has to get out of town. She heads for the secure anonymity of New York City. With handsome PI Peter Winslow along as bodyguard and a new script to write she should have plenty to occupy her. Then new friend Hazel Keane, Adam Drake's producer, is found brutally murdered in her office late at night. The police arrest the building's handyman, but Lauren and Winslow have serious doubts.In frequently stormy tandem, Lauren and Winslow investigate -- from a Harlem nightclub to an artist's lair to an East Side mansion. Then the killer strikes again. Something they know -- or were close to discovering -- has panicked him. Can they find him -- or her -- before time runs out?
Publisher: Waterville, Me.. : Five Star, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY York
Characteristics: 311 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Good knife's work : a Lauren Atwill mystery