It's Oscar night in Hollywood, and after years of climbing the entertainment ladder, media darling Meredith Johansen has taken home a gold statue. Across town, Detective Pat Norelli is trying to break through her own glass ceiling in the LAPD.
Johansen and Norelli's paths collide when Johansen is found dead in her Bel Air home the next morning. With a note but no clues, LAPD rule it a suicide, but Norelli thinks murder and will put her job on the line to prove it.
When several key suspects turn up dead, Norelli and partner Detective Stuart Brown find themselves in an endless series of lies and questionable behavior.
Soon they discover more dead bodies than leads, and Norelli gets too close, falling into the trap of a pathological killer.
82 Mercer Publishing, 9781733091374, 336pp.
Publication Date: May 8, 2020