Callback for a Corpse

Maxi and Moxie

$9.95

"Very enjoyable (and very funny in spots) crime caper along the lines of The Thin Man in that it takes place in 1930s Hollywood. Fun stuff, engaging characters, and a voice that knows the business. Looking forward for the next one."

— Raymond Benson,

author The Black Stiletto saga,

James Bond and Hitman series

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SKU:
BVP 279
Author:
Teel James Glenn
Length:
188 pages
Format:
6 x 9 Trade paperback
ISBN:
9798414637004
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A murdered stoolie leaves behind a tip for “Moxie” Donovan, freelance reporter. A glamorous actresses appears too perfect. Could she be connected to multiple murders and occult magic? In between takes for a musical version of Alice in Wonderland, Donovan’s wife Maxine (“Maxi”) joins the investigation. Within a strange animation studio lurks an alchemist with a unique method of “remaking” starlets.

MOXIE DONOVAN is a tough Irish reporter married to red-haired, Jewish movie star MAXI KELLER. Relocated to Universal Studios in Hollywood in 1938, the duo investigate mysteries spinning into the realm of weird tales, often with the Nazi menace and occult matters looming behind the famous Hollywoodland sign.