The Devil's Playground

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The Devil's Playground

The Devil's Playground

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He gives a small laugh at the weird appropriateness of the thought, but at the same time it sits uneasily with him, as if he struggles to decide to which of his universes the scene should belong.

Her sections often have a noirish tone that sets them apart from the somewhat gothic atmosphere in the other time frames. When someone tells you that Miss Carlton has died of heart failure—I’ll arrange for the news to be broken on-set tomorrow— make sure you look shocked. She pauses as the ambulance men bring the stretcher-borne dead star down the stairs, followed by Doc Wilson.It is a fascinating murder mystery set in the Golden Age of Hollywood, as the silent film industry is transitioning to talkies. A terrifying thrill ride through the hidden chasms of the human soul' Chris Brookmyre 'I absolutely adored it. I probably helps that I have always thought the Golden Age of Hollywood was interesting and so very glamourous. It's 1927, and her studio, Carbine International Pictures, is in a hurry to finish and release its latest blockbuster before any of those rumors about talking pictures and a shaky national economy come true. However, the most striking piece is the ornate collar necklace that completely encircles her slender neck—exactly the same necklace as in the portrait—splaying out across her shoulders.

A breathtaking, dark beauty and a potent sensuality radiate from the woman, who is dressed in a figure- hugging, diaphanous cloth-of-gold kalasiris. One of the most creative twist endings I have experienced in ages… The Devil’s Playground might just be the best mystery of the year.Her hair is bright white against the dark tan of her face, but he realizes that, were she to dye it, she could pass for a woman twenty years her junior. While some of the revelations were telegraphed early, they didn’t manage to spoil the bigger surprises, and I can always appreciate a good standalone horror. This is an epic tale of a book and wanna thoroughly enjoyed I absolutely love historical fiction and historical True Crime so I knew I would love a book that was historical crime fiction and I certainly did!

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