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The Last Embrace

(2008)
A novel by

 
 
Los Angeles 1949. A city of big dreams and dark shadows...


Lily Kessler, a former stenographer and spy for the OSS, comes to Los Angeles to find her late fiancé's sister Kitty, an actress who is missing from her Hollywood boardinghouse. The next day, Kitty's body is found in a ravine below the Hollywood sign. Unimpressed by the local police, Lily investigates on her own. As she delves into Kitty's life, she encounters fiercely competitive starlets, gangsters, an eccentric special-effects genius, exotic denizens of Hollywood's nightclubs, and a homicide detective who might distract her from her quest for justice. But the landscape in L.A. can shift kaleidoscopically, and Lily begins to see how easily a young woman can lose her balance and fall prey to the alluring city's dangers....

With vibrant characters and unerring insight into the desires and dark impulses that can flare between men and women, The Last Embrace showcases Denise Hamilton at the height of her storytelling powers as she transports readers to a fascinating, transitional time in one of America's most beguiling cities.

Genre: Mystery

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October 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Embrace (Thorndike Press Large Print Thriller)
Author(s): Denise Hamilton
ISBN: 1-4104-1048-X / 978-1-4104-1048-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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July 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Embrace
Author(s): Denise Hamilton
ISBN: 1-4165-8493-5 / 978-1-4165-8493-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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July 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Embrace
Author(s): Denise Hamilton
ISBN: 1-223-00461-9 / 978-1-223-00461-7 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

July 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Last Embrace
Author(s): Denise Hamilton
ISBN: 0-7432-9673-7 / 978-0-7432-9673-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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July 2008 : Paperback
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Title: The Last Embrace
Author(s): Denise Hamilton
Publisher: Scribner
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July 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Embrace
Author(s): Denise Hamilton
Publisher: Scribner
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