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Hollywood Tough By Stephen J. Cannell

Hollywood Tough by Stephen J. Cannell

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Summary

Back on the LAPD and hailed as a hero after taking down a deadly gang of rogue cops, Shane Scully finds himself unwittingly involved in a criminal scheme to take over the movie business. Soon he will have to go deep undercover to take down a Hollywood conspiracy.

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Hollywood Tough Reviews

"Well-drawn characters and keen observations on the similarities between Hollywood and the mafia make this a winner." --"Publishers Weekly"

Cannell's brand of thriller is served straight up...and he knows how to cut to the chase." --"The New York Times"

"Cannell, creator of such TV shows as The A-Team, clearly knows the ins and outs of the entertainment industry, and the detective story, with its wry, subtle humor, doubles as Hollywood satire...the cops-and-robbers sequences hit the mark as well."-"Publishers Weekly"

"Scully has ample opportunity to prove how "Hollywood tough" he is...veteran writer/TV producer Cannell has concocted his special brand of reader candy."-"Kirkus Reviews"

Cannell ... clearly knows the ins and outs of the entertainment industry, and the detective story, with its wry, subtle humor, doubles as a Hollywood satire.... The well-drawn characters and keen observations on the similarities between Hollywood and the mafia make this a winner. "Publishers Weekly"

Once again, veteran writer/TV producer Cannell has concocted his special brand of reader candy. "Kirkus Reviews"

Cannell's brand of thriller is served straight up...and he knows how to cut to the chase. "The New York Times"

This is a mystery series I can strongly recommend. "The Mystery Reader"

Cannell keeps the suspense level high ... making HOLLYWOOD TOUGH ...impossible to put down. Cannell ... continues to demonstrate that he is a master of whatever media he should choose to partake. Certainly the world of suspense literature is richer for his participation. "Bookreporter.com"

An interesting and chill provoking read. "Reviewing the Evidence""


Cannell ... clearly knows the ins and outs of the entertainment industry, and the detective story, with its wry, subtle humor, doubles as a Hollywood satire.... The well-drawn characters and keen observations on the similarities between Hollywood and the mafia make this a winner. Publishers Weekly

Once again, veteran writer/TV producer Cannell has concocted his special brand of reader candy. Kirkus Reviews

Cannell's brand of thriller is served straight up...and he knows how to cut to the chase. The New York Times

This is a mystery series I can strongly recommend. The Mystery Reader

Cannell keeps the suspense level high ... making HOLLYWOOD TOUGH ...impossible to put down. Cannell ... continues to demonstrate that he is a master of whatever media he should choose to partake. Certainly the world of suspense literature is richer for his participation. Bookreporter.com

An interesting and chill provoking read. Reviewing the Evidence

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"Cannell ... clearly knows the ins and outs of the entertainment industry, and the detective story, with its wry, subtle humor, doubles as a Hollywood satire.... The well-drawn characters and keen observations on the similarities between Hollywood and the mafia make this a winner." --Publishers Weekly

"Once again, veteran writer/TV producer Cannell has concocted his special brand of reader candy." --Kirkus Reviews

"Cannell's brand of thriller is served straight up...and he knows how to cut to the chase." --The New York Times

"This is a mystery series I can strongly recommend." --The Mystery Reader

"Cannell keeps the suspense level high ... making HOLLYWOOD TOUGH ...impossible to put down. Cannell ... continues to demonstrate that he is a master of whatever media he should choose to partake. Certainly the world of suspense literature is richer for his participation." --Bookreporter.com

"An interesting and chill provoking read." --Reviewing the Evidence

About Stephen J. Cannell

Stephen J. Cannell (1941-2010) was the author of the bestselling Shane Scully books, including The Prostitute's Ball, The Pallbearers, and Three Shirt Deal. He was also an Emmy Award winning television writer and producer, and in his thirty-five-year-career, he created or co-created more than forty TV series. Among his hits were The Rockford Files, Silk Stalkings, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street, Hunter, Renegade, Wiseguy, and The Commish. He received numerous awards, including the Saturn Award - Life Career Award (2004), The Marlow Lifetime Achievement Award from Mystery Writers of America (2005), and the WGA Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement (2006). Having overcome severe dyslexia, Cannell was an avid spokesperson on the condition and an advocate for children and adults with learning disabilities. He was a third-generation Californian and resided in the Pasadena area with his wife, Marcia, and their children.

Additional information

GOR006578511
Hollywood Tough by Stephen J. Cannell
Used - Well Read
Paperback
St Martin's Press
2004-01-30
448
0312989423
9780312989422
N/A
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