Crashed (A Junior Bender Mystery)
Quick-talking burglar Junior Bender will get blackmailed into beginning a brand new profession as a personal investigator for crooks during this hilariousl Hollywood mystery
Junior Bender, a burglar with a magic contact, is being blackmailed into taking over a brand new freelance activity. one in all LA’s largest crime bosses is generating a porn motion picture that somebody retains sabotaging; Junior’s task is to determine who’s in charge and maintain the motion picture on track.
The hassle is, he’s unsure he can battle through with the activity, blackmail or no blackmail. The actress coated as much as famous person within the movie, Thistle Downing, is an ex-child big name who now lives on my own in a drug-induced stupor, destitute and uninsurable. This motion picture will be scandalous fodder for tabloids round the state. Junior understands what he should still do—get Thistle out and locate her a few help—but doing the appropriate factor will land him at the fallacious facet of a few frightening people.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Couple of times—that used to be what they’d selected because the promo—and watched myself status subsequent to Thistle on the press convention. i may see why Kathy had gotten so dissatisfied; I gave the impression of a few human trafficking enforcer who’d been stationed there to wreck her backbone if she received out of line. Thistle had envisioned the angles accurately. CNN went with what she had characterised because the compassionate technique: “Isn’t it tragic? that lovable little woman grew to become out to be a slut.” The shock was once that they spent.