Los Angeles in the 70s: Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine No.1 Bestseller at Book Soup Bookstore

November 30, 2016
Los Angeles

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Big-time kudos to my twenty-eight fellow LA-contributors, and our editor, David Kukoff as Los Angeles in the 1970s: Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine, (Rare Bird Books 2016) this week is ranked as the #1 bestseller at Hollywood’s Book Soup Books.

See named authors contributors and titles.

 

The anthology contains twenty-nine short stories and essays recalling each author’s reflections of that time. I chose to write on one of my early real-life murder investigations while working as a young homicide detective out of LAPDs Hollywood Division.
Great fun writing on something other than “my family’s history.” Nice change of pace. This “just the facts” murder was a prime example of why I loved and stayed working Hollywood cases. It involved a real life Femme Fatale, kidnapping out of state, swinging sex, and one very mean and pissed off rattlesnake.  I have attached an excerpt from the first few pages. (See below)

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By the close of the 1970s the homicide rate in Hollywood had risen so dramatically that one local newspaper cartoonist offered this perspective.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. I found the instant download of this book on Amazon if one cannot wait….

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