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Design for Dying

A Lillian Frost and Edith Head Mystery by Renee Patrick

Design for Dying by Renee Patrick

Synopsis (from the publisher): Los Angeles, 1937. Lillian Frost has traded dreams of stardom for security as a department store salesgirl until she discovers she's a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, Ruby Carroll. Party girl Ruby died wearing a gown she stole from the wardrobe department at Paramount Pictures, domain of Edith Head.

Edith has yet to win the first of her eight Academy Awards; right now she's barely hanging on to her job, and a scandal is the last thing she needs. To clear Lillian's name and save Edith's career, the two women join forces.

Unraveling the mystery pits them against a Hungarian princess on the lam, a hotshot director on the make, and a private investigator who's not on the level. All they have going for them are dogged determination, assists from the likes of Bob Hope and Barbara Stanwyck, and a killer sense of style. In show business, that just might be enough.

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Design for Dying by Renee Patrick

Design for Dying by Renee Patrick — A Lillian Frost and Edith Head Mystery

Publisher: Forge Books
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-765-38184-2
Publication Date: April 2016
List Price: $24.99

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