By p.g. sturges
Our hero Dick Henry—aka the Shortcut Man—becomes thinking about a case that includes an getting older yet nonetheless amorous la motion picture magnate named Howard Hogue who retains a sturdy of younger starlets on hand for his hugely ritualized attentions. Retained by way of the sister of a tender girl who has long gone lacking, Henry turns into pleasant with Connie Cielo, the “housemother” to the starlets. regardless of Connie’s morally questionable tasks, she is keen to aid (and benefit from the corporation of) the Shortcut guy.
After Hogue’s famous person director attacks this kind of girls in a drug-fueled romp, Henry is drawn right into a deeper secret from years previous related to a mysterious demise on a ship and a lacking screenplay written through what seems to be a homeless guy. As he peels again layer upon layer of sordid Hollywood heritage, Dick Henry needs to take care of crazed drug buyers, Hogue’s own health care provider, crooked police officers, deepest defense henchmen, and Hogue himself—who is so strong and bunkered in his movie-biz hundreds of thousands that he's unfazed through the imaginitive Henry.
A wry and rollicking learn, Vexations of the Shortcut Man proves that p.g. sturges is “one of the cleverest and funniest new writers to grace the secret style in relatively your time” (BookPage.com).
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