New PDF release: Angel in Black (Nathan Heller Novels)

By Max Allan Collins

ISBN-10: 0786522992

ISBN-13: 9780786522996

The newspapers dubbed her The Black Dahlia. Nathan Heller knew her-intimately- as Elizabeth brief. to find the identification of the fiend who destroyed her, Heller needs to lay naked the terrifying fact in the back of Hollywood's make-believe facade.

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This woman had, after all, tried to hit me up for abortion money, less than a week ago. A child belonging to me was probably still inside her, right now, a tiny Heller every bit as dead as she was. On the other hand, if I kept quiet now, and the cops found out about the connection between us later, I could wind up breathing in more than a Camel cigarette, namely cyanide fumes at San Quentin.  . despite the jam I was potentially in—and the murdered girl’s attempt to shake me down—I felt my eyes welling up and throat getting lumpy, and I wasn’t catching cold, either, despite the nippy wind under the gray sky.

Better I make myself known than wait to be noticed. ” She turned to me blankly; then recognition narrowed her eyes and she smiled, faintly, shaking her head, saying, “Nate Heller. ” Without mentioning I’d played photographer, I told her I’d been tagging along with Fowley for a meeting at the Examiner, to get some ink for my new partnership with Fred Rubinski. ” she said, fumbling in her purse for cigarettes. She was shaking, a little.  . Jack! ” He sighed smoke. ” Aggie offered me a cigarette, a Camel, and I took her up on it.

The first week of our honeymoon in the Southland (as Southern California liked to call itself) had been blissfully uneventful—really your typical honeymoon, three parts sightseeing, one part fucking. Maybe two parts fucking. On a delightfully sunny day, we prowled the foot trails of Elysian Park, up and down arroyo-gouged hills, through a snarl of creepers, wild roses, blue gum eucalyptus, slouching pepper trees and twisted oaks; from Point Grand View, the city and mountains lay stretched before us, as if the world was ours for the taking.

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