To mark the release of Rockstar's L.A. Noire, check out the best L.A. based Hard Case Crime titles, including Christa Faust's Money Shot...
Money Shot by Christa Faust
It all began with the phone call asking former porn star Angel Dare to do one more movie. Before she knew it, she’d been shot and left for dead in the trunk of a car. But Angel is a survivor. And that means she’ll get to the bottom of what’s been done to her even if she has to leave a trail of bodies along the way…
Home is the Sailor by Day Keene
After years at sea, Swede Nelson just wanted to find a nice girl and settle down. But what he found instead was Corliss Mason: beautiful, sensual, irresistible – and nothing but trouble. It begins with a bar fight that lands Swede in jail. Soon he’s helping Corliss cover up a killing. But how long can they get away with murder? And why can’t Swede shake the terrible suspicion that he’s being set up?
Shooting Star/Spiderweb by Robert Bloch
A one-eyed detective and a blackmailer find themselves neck-deep in murder and deception when they explore the seamy underbelly of Hollywood. Two complete novels – both published for the first time in 50+ years!