A Shoot in Cleveland by Les Roberts
A Milan Jacovich Mystery

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When a gaggle of Hollywood types invades working-class Cleveland to shoot a movie, P.I. Milan Jacovich is hired to see that the star doesn't get into any trouble. When the hotshot actor is found murdered, Milan learns the hard way about the high cost of fame.

About Les Roberts

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Les Roberts is the author of 16 mystery novels featuring Cleveland detective Milan Jacovich, as well as 9 other books of fiction. The past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writer's League, he came to mystery writing after a 24-year career in Hollywood. He was the first producer and head writer of the Hollywood Squares and wrote for The Andy Griffith Show, The Jackie Gleason Show, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E., among others. He has been a professional actor, a singer, a jazz musician, a teacher, and a film critic. In 2003 he received the Sherwood Anderson Literary Award. A native of Chicago, he now lives in Northeast Ohio.
Published June 1, 1998 by Gray and Company, Publishers. 302 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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From here on in, things get even more smoothly conventional, as Milan swears to avenge the kid he let down, goes hunting for suspects who might not have liked Darren (starting with the Cleveland and Hollywood phone books), finds a promising new love, and gets caught amid a school of sharks--Darre...

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In the ninth Milan Jacovich mystery (The Cleveland Local, 1997, etc.), Roberts makes fine narrative use of the unlikely mix of Cleveland's blue-collar ethnic traditions with the fairy tale world of a movie shoot.

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