Crashed (Junior Bender, Book 1) by Timothy Hallinan PDF
By Timothy Hallinan
INTRODUCING JUNIOR BENDER, the favourite BURGLAR-TURNED-
PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR OF HOLLYWOOD CROOKS
Junior Bender is a la burglar with a magic contact. considering that he first all started breaking into homes while he was once fourteen years outdated, he's by no means as soon as been stuck. yet now, after twenty-two years of an exemplary profession, Junior has been blackmailed via Trey Annunziato, the most strong crime bosses in l. a., into performing as a personal investigator at the set of Trey's porn motion picture enterprise, which an individual retains sabotaging. The famous person Trey has coated as much as do all that's unwholesome on digital camera is Thistle Downing, America's loved baby celebrity, who now lives by myself in a drug-induced stupor, destitute and uninsurable. Her starring position could be the scandalous fall-from-grace gossip of rubber-neckers around the kingdom. No ask yourself Trey wishes aid retaining the construction on track.
Junior understands what that he may still do--get Thistle out and locate her help--but doing the correct factor will land him at the flawed aspect of LA's scariest mob boss. With assistance from his precocious twelve-year-old daughter, Rina, and his legal sidekick, Louie the misplaced (an ex-getaway driver), Junior has to determine a miracle solution.
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Crashed (Junior Bender, Book 1) by Timothy Hallinan