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Bit Player

Bit Player( )
Author: Dawson, Janet
ISBN:978-1-56474-494-4
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:Daniel & Daniel, Publishers, Incorporated
Imprint:Perseverance Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Old movies, old memories, old crimes - and present-day murder. Oakland PI Jeri Howard finds all of these when a chance encounter in a movie memorabilia shop sets her on an investigation into her grandmother's past life in Hollywood. Before marrying Jeri's grandfather during World War II, Jerusha Layne worked as a bit player, an actress who spoke a few lines in movie backgrounds.Her dreams of stardom never came true. But did she play another role, that of suspect in the unsolved 1942...
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Book Details
Pages:282
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Dawson, Janet (Author)
Janet Dawson writes highly acclaimed suspense novels about the adventures of Jeri Howard, a female private detective in the San Francisco Bay area.

Dawson's first novel, Kindred Crimes won the Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel Contest and was nominated for the Anthony and Shamus awards. Her seventh novel, Witness to Evil, takes protagonist Jeri Howard to Paris to rescue a runaway teenager and back to California, where Howard becomes involved in a dangerous confrontation with neo-Nazis. Other Jeri Howard mysteries include Don't Turn Your Back on the Ocean, Nobody's Child, and Till the Old Men Die.

Janet Dawson was an enlisted journalist in the Navy before moving to Alameda, Calif. She is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.

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