Author: Cary PepperAuthor’s Website: www.carypepper.comGenre: Fiction/Detective/CrimeISBN: 978-1-4658-4263-3
The author takes us back to the days of Spade and Marlow: nicely done with some surprising twists! Based on the story every movie-lover knows - The Maltese Falcon - the author builds on little-known facts about the movie's production and creates a new story around this well-known tale.
While taking us on a tour of San Francisco, a modern noir P.I. tries to put the pieces of this bird puzzle together. The dialogue is crisp, the characters are skillfully drawn and delightfully offbeat, and the plot, while intentionally tracking the original, is new and fresh. And, of course, there's a beautiful woman knee- (or thigh-) deep in the case.
Perhaps the beginning of a series...
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