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INTRODUCING GILDA LIBERTY AND HER ECCENTRIC MOVIE-MAD FAMILY . . .

If the cameras had been rolling when eighty-two-year-old film legend Mae Liberty ascended to that big movie studio in the sky, she would have won her second Oscar. After all, her dying word was "Rosebud." But now her funeral in Hollywood is drawing raves--not to mention the threat of blackmail, a case of arson, and an uninvited corpse.

On the scene are Mae's infamously eclipsed twin sister, three generations of the loony Liberty lineage, and her niece Gilda--the sole voice of reason in this odd acting dynasty. Gilda left Tinseltown years ago, hoping never to return. Now she has become the reluctant heir to a crumbling legacy: the Paradise, a once-opulent movie palace that has preserved not only Mae's memories--but her secrets as well. With the aid of a seasoned private eye, Gilda soon discovers a tangled family plot hidden in every frame of Mae's illustrious past. And scene by scene, it's unreeling toward a fatal . . .

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About the Author


Della Borton is a pseudonym for Lynette Carpenter, professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan University, where she also teaches a film course. As D. B. Borton, she is the author of the Cat Caliban mystery series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449004074
Author:
Borton, Della
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Ohio
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Eden.
Subject:
Motion pictures theaters
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Movie Lover's Mysteries
Publication Date:
c1999
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Pages:
274 p.
Dimensions:
6.86x4.15x.79 in. .29 lbs.

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