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The Prostitutes Ball By Stephen J. Cannell

The Prostitutes Ball
by Stephen J. Cannell

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Detective Shane Scully responds to a call in the Hollywood hills at a once-immaculate mansion, the scene of an infamous murder twenty-five years prior. He discovers the remnants of a lavish pool party. The revellers have fled, leaving three dead bodies in their wake, all shot with the same gun.
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The Prostitutes Ball by Stephen J. Cannell

Detective Shane Scully responds to a call in the Hollywood hills at a once-immaculate mansion, the scene of an infamous murder twenty-five years prior. He discovers the remnants of a lavish pool party. The revellers have fled, leaving three dead bodies in their wake, all shot with the same gun. One is an acclaimed film producer. The other two, a pair of gorgeous women. With his new partner, Sumner "Hitch" Hitchens, Scully begins to investigate what looks to be an open-and-shut case: The women were hired prostitutes, and there's security video of an angry husband firing on all three. A simple case of brutal revenge. But nothing is ever as simple as it seems: There's a single spent bullet casing that doesn't match the rest. From that single bullet emerges a story of love, murder, suicide, and one of the biggest financial frauds in L.A. history. Someone has gone to great lengths to cover up a decades-old crime, and as Scully and Hitch get closer to the answer, they find themselves in a killer's crosshairs.

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The Prostitutes Ball Reviews


"Fast, funny and delightfully twisty--the best Scully yet."
--"Kirkus Reviews" (Starred Review) "Cannell injects new life into his bestselling Shane Scully series.... Hitch and Shane are a powerful combination, both as characters and as detectives. Readers will look forward to seeing more of this dynamic duo."
--"Publishers Weekly" "Cannell provides readers with a quick, entertaining mystery."
--"RT Book Reviews""" "The dynamic partnering of the seemingly snob and the slob make for a refreshing Scully entry.... Fans of the saga ... will enjoy this fine entry as Stephen J. Cannell provides his fans with an engaging police procedural."
--Genre Go Round Reviews

Fast, funny and delightfully twisty the best Scully yet. "Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)"

Cannell injects new life into his bestselling Shane Scully series.... Hitch and Shane are a powerful combination, both as characters and as detectives. Readers will look forward to seeing more of this dynamic duo. "Publishers Weekly"
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Cannell provides readers with a quick, entertaining mystery. "RT Book Reviews"

The dynamic partnering of the seemingly snob and the slob make for a refreshing Scully entry.... Fans of the saga ... will enjoy this fine entry as Stephen J. Cannell provides his fans with an engaging police procedural. "Genre Go Round Reviews""

About Stephen J. Cannell


Stephen J. Cannell (1941-2010) was the author of the bestselling Shane Scully books, including "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.

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GOR004484440
The Prostitutes Ball by Stephen J. Cannell
Stephen J. Cannell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
St Martin's Press
2011-10-19
336
031254927X
9780312549275
N/A
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