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Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Cousins Kate and Mike visit Kate's father, a baseball scout for the Dodgers, in Los Angeles just as a series of suspicious events lead him to think that someone is trying to steal his scouting reports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPM 3

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: Nancy, Bess, and George visit the Hollywood set of the movie "The Aliens Next Door", and try to solve the mystery of the missing leading cat star, Fluffington.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

Ellroy, James

Summary: "Freddy Otash is the man in the know and the man to know in Tinseltown. He operates with two simple rules--he'll do anything but murder, and he'll never work with commies. Freddy is a corrupt L.A. cop on the skids. He executed a cop killer named Horvath and it gores him. So Captain "Whiskey" Bill Parker cans him. Now, Freddy dons an array of new hats--sleazoid private eye, shakedown artist,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Baldacci, David

Summary: It is New Year's Eve, 1952 in Los Angeles. Private Investigator, Aloysius Archer, is dining with his friend and rising Hollywood star, Liberty Callahan, when they're approached by Eleanor Lamb, a famous screenwriter, who would like to hire him as she suspects someone is trying to kill her. A visit to Lamb's Malibu residence leaves Archer in no doubt of foul play when he's knocked unconscious...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Waxman, Abbi

Summary: "Young widow Lilian Girvan can't see the garden for the weeds... It's been three years since her husband was killed in a car accident and Lilian is still getting used to being sane--after that one early breakdown. She's happy just being able to get her two girls to school every morning, keep her illustrating job, and catch up on her favorite TV shows with her sister. She's not exactly in a rut;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WAX

Clare, Cassandra

Summary: Emma is torn between her passion for Julian and her need to protect him from the consequences of a forbidden romantic partnership, a situation challenged by her relationship with Mark and his efforts to regain his Shadowhunter capabilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLA

Kellerman, Jonathan

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis must uncover the connection between a brutally murdered psychologist and a victim they're unable to identify in this electrifying thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense. Two burly movers are heading back into Los Angeles from the dusty wasteland of Ojai when they hit a man--a naked man who appears out of nowhere. Master...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Kellerman 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M KEL

Adia, Jade

Summary: Rhea and her friends Zeke and Malachi are South L.A. born and raised. The old neighborhood is fading away, and more white people are flocking to this little urban paradise for its cheap rent, transforming the place they call home. When an eviction notice from a greedy landlord threatens to split up the crew, Rhea and her friends use social media to form a fake gang in hopes of scaring off...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ADI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC ADI

Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: "Set in the small California coastal town of Miramar Bay, a dying young man, Lucas Quarterfield, must say goodbye to the woman he loves. Almost fifty years later through unusual circumstances he receives as second chance to be near the only woman he ever wanted"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BUN

Connelly, Michael

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Renée Ballard returns to Hollywood Station from working the night beat. She finds a stranger rifling through old file cabinets-- retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but then checks into the case herself. Bosch is investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M CON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY CON

Lynch, Lindsay

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: As character actress Edie O'Dare finishes the final year of her contract with FWM Studios, the clock is ticking for her to find a new gig after an undistinguished stint in the pictures. She's long supplemented her income moonlighting for Hollywood's reigning gossip columnist, providing her with the salacious details of every party and premiere. When an up-and-coming starlet hands her a letter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Lynch

Hummel, Maria

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Downtown Los Angeles, 1990. Alone in her luxury hotel suite, the reclusive Lacey Crane receives a message: Edith is waiting for her in the lobby. Former best friends, Lacey and Edith haven't spoken to one another in over four decades. As young adults meeting at summer camp in Maine, and later making their way in the glitzy spotlight of postwar Hollywood, Edith and Lacey share a deep-rooted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2024

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Mahin, Shanna

Summary: "Jess Dunne is third-generation Hollywood, but her star on the boulevard has yet to materialize. Sure, she's got a Santa Monica address and a working actress roommate, but with her nowhere barista job in a town that acknowledges zeroes only as a dress size, she's a dead girl walking. Enter Jess's mother--a failed actress who puts the strange in estrangement. She dives headlong into her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

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Woods, Stuart.

Summary: Stone Barrington receives a rather unexpected phone call from Arrington Calder, the ex-girlfriend with whom he has a son. Arrington's much older husband, the actor Vance Calder, has just died, leaving her a fortune in Centurion Studios stock. Arrington has plans for the money and asks Stone to represent her in the sale of the company. But when he arrives at her home in Bel-Air to finalize the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD M WOO

Brooks, Terry

Summary: Receiving a dire warning immediately before his father disappears, Ash finds himself hunted in a futuristic mega-city where he searches for help from a human and part-human underworld.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grim Oak Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: SCI.FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Brooks 2018

Barry, Ava

Summary: "1940s Hollywood was an era of decadence and director Theodore Langley was its king. Paired with Eleanor Hayes as his lead actress, Theo ruled the Golden Age of Hollywood. That ended when Eleanor's mangled body was discovered in Theo's rose garden and he was charged with her murder. The case was thrown out before it went to trial and Theo fled L.A., leaving his crawling estate, Windhall, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Andelson, Amy

Summary: During a layover at LAX, fifteen-year-old Flynn Barlow, her older stepbrother Amos Abernathy, and their nine-year-old half-sister Poppy decide to ditch their family Christmas vacation in Bora Bora, where their parents plan to announce their divorce, and the three siblings instead spend three days in Los Angeles, hooking up with Flynn's summer camp crush, visiting Disneyland, reuniting with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC AND

Summary: A popular California high school girl is selected by a mysterious old man to kill the vampires that are terrorizing Los Angeles. Although it could put a serious crimp in her shopping, Buffy takes on the ghouls with the help of a handsome drifter, and incurs the wrath of the chief vampire!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BUF

Beall, Will.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEA

Kenna, Alex

Summary: "Kate Myles was a promising Los Angeles police detective, until an accident and opioid addiction blew up her family and destroyed her career. Struggling to rebuild her life, Kate decides to try her hand at private detective work--but she gets much more than she bargained for when she takes on the case of a celebrated painter found dead in a downtown loft. When Margot Starling's body was found,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEN

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: In California in 1949, a young writer and a detective believe a number of deaths associated with an amusement park were murders. Suddenly the killer begins stalking them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Sutton, Halley

Summary: Hollywood is a sickness. Few people understand this better than Salma Lowe, progeny of Hollywood royalty and a former child-star turned guide of the Stars Six Feet Under tour bus. Salma spends her days leading tourists around the star-studded avenues of Hollywood, pointing out where actresses have met spectacular or untimely ends. Salma knows better than anyone that a tragic death is the surest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SUT

Connelly, Michael

1 hold on 20 copies

Summary: Defense attorney Mickey Haller is back, taking the long shot cases, where the chances of winning are one in a million. He agrees to represent a woman in prison for killing her husband, a sheriff's deputy. Despite her conviction four years earlier, she still maintains her innocence. Haller enlists his half brother, retired LAPD Detective Harry Bosch, as investigator. Reviewing the case, Bosch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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3 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CON
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M CON

De la Cruz, Melissa

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Spencer Sandoval goes to dangerous lengths to uncover the truth about a fatal car crash and its relation to her school's honor roll.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DE L

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