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The Prince of Beverly Hills
by Stuart Woods


Overview - Rick Barron, a sharp, capable detective on the Beverly Hills force, finds himself demoted after a run-in with a superior officer, but he soon lands a job other cops only dream about: the security detail for Centurion Pictures, one of the hottest studios in the midst of Hollywood's golden age of the late 1930s.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Rick Barron, a sharp, capable detective on the Beverly Hills force, finds himself demoted after a run-in with a superior officer, but he soon lands a job other cops only dream about: the security detail for Centurion Pictures, one of the hottest studios in the midst of Hollywood's golden age of the late 1930s. As the protector of the studio's interests, Barron looks after the elite of filmdom's stars - among them Clete Barrow, a British leading man with a penchant for parties, and Glenna Gleason, a peach of a talent on the verge of stardom." Rick's easy charm has society columnists dubbing him "the Prince of Beverly Hills," the white knight of movie stars, until he stumbles across a murder cover-up and a blackmail scam that threaten the studio's business and may have origins with some unsavory characters. When two suspicious deaths begin to look like a double murder, and an attempt is made on someone who has become an intimate friend, Barron knows he is up against wise guys whose stakes are nothing less than do-or-die. A dicey war of nerves is on.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780451214621
  • ISBN-10: 0451214625
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Publish Date: April 2005
  • Page Count: 416
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.53 x 4.34 x 0.92 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds

Series: Rick Barron Novel #1

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