Tag: los angeles

  • Joe Ide: The Goodbye Coast

    Joe Ide: The Goodbye Coast

    Philip Marlow didn’t last long as a police officer, just like his father Emmett a decorated detective predicted. Ten years in as a private investigator in Los Angeles, Marlow has a reputation for getting things done, and for being difficult to deal with. The introductory case in the book is the missing step-daughter of a…

  • Adam Bregman: Angelino Heights

    Adam Bregman: Angelino Heights

    Dalton Everest’s life as a teacher is pretty standard. While quite the character with his quirky wit and offbeat sense of humour, he has a narrow group of friends and leads a steady life. He frets about his lack of height and sticks to corduroy jackets from thrift shops to make a statement. A chance…

  • Jonathan Brown: Don’t Shoot the Drummer

    Jonathan Brown: Don’t Shoot the Drummer

    There’s a 3-member burglary crew around Los Angeles targeting homes under fumigation tents. The press dubs them, the Tent Gang. They’ve been successful, in and out with no problems. Until the night a security guard catches them and is shot and killed for his efforts. Lou Crasher the dynamic, amateur PI is working with the…

  • Jonathan Brown: The Big Crescendo

    Jonathan Brown: The Big Crescendo

    The L.A. Practice Joint isn’t much, but it’s got cheap rates and works for the up and comers, and those who never will be. Lou Crasher collects the money and books the rooms, meantime picking up gigs around the city as a drummer. Hi main gal is a 1965 Mustang, but lately it’s Angela that’s…

  • Melissa Scrivner Love: Lola

    Melissa Scrivner Love: Lola

    Gal next door   Lola is one capable woman. Smart enough, that everyone believes her boyfriend Garcia heads the¬†Crenshaw Six. She has the ruthless intelligence to lead from behind. The Six are a small gang who’ve carved out a niche in their South Central LA neighbourhood.¬†They come up against forces darker than themselves when events…