The Last Embrace

The Last Embrace

Denise Hamilton

Mystery & Thrillers

Los Angeles 1949. A city of big dreams and dark shadows... Lily Kessler, a former stenographer and spy for the OSS, comes to Los Angeles to find her late fiancé's sister Kitty, an actress who is missing from her Hollywood boardinghouse. The next day, Kitty's body is found in a ravine below the Hollywood sign. Unimpressed by the local police, Lily investigates on her own. As she delves into Kitty's life, she encounters fiercely competitive starlets, gangsters, an eccentric special-effects genius, exotic denizens of Hollywood's nightclubs, and a homicide detective who might distract her from her quest for justice. But the landscape in L.A. can shift kaleidoscopically, and Lily begins to see how easily a young woman can lose her balance and fall prey to the alluring city's dangers.... With vibrant characters and unerring insight into the desires and dark impulses that can flare between men and women, The Last Embrace showcases Denise Hamilton at the height of her...
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At the Drop of a Hat

At the Drop of a Hat

Denise Hamilton

Mystery & Thrillers

Experience a heart-pumping and thrilling tale of suspense!Originally published in THRILLER (2006), edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author James Patterson.In this Thriller Short filled with Balkan intrigue, bestselling author Denise Hamilton uses a chapter from her own life to create an unforgettable escapade. Jane wants to leave Albania and visit Macedonia so she can attend a Balkan literature conference. She bums a ride from a restaurateur and quickly realizes that there is more to her driver than meets the eye. It's a trip she will never forget.Don't miss any of these exciting Thriller Shorts:James Penney's New Identity by Lee ChildOperation Northwoods by James GrippandoEpitaph by J. A. KonrathThe Face in the Window by Heather GrahamKowalski's in Love by James RollinsThe Hunt for Dmitri...
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