Dead and Not So Buried by James L. Conway
(A Gideon Kincaid Hollywood Thriller)

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Hollywood is rocked after the remains of one of the most idolized movie stars of the '60s are stolen. The thief chooses Gideon Kincaid to deliver the ransom, forcing the PI and ex-cop to unravel a master plan that will include extortion, blackmail and murder. While trying to stay one step ahead of his nemesis, Gideon is led on a harrowing roller coaster ride through sun and sin-drenched Hollywood. The dead beauty is not Gideon's only concern; he must also contend with a few live ones. First there's the tough-as-nails cop assigned to the case Gideon's bitter ex-wife. Then there's the gorgeous starlet he must protect. Unfortunately they have a history that puts her in jeopardy. Finally there's Gideon's assistant, the adorable and adoring Hillary, whose involvement in the case endangers them both. As the body count mounts and the madman's crimes grow ever more audacious, Gideon finds himself in a desperate race against time. Can he put a stop to this crime spree before Gideon himself ends up dead and very buried?

About James L. Conway

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James L. Conway has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in Hollywood as a writer, producer, director and studio executive.  James lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters. Dead and Not So Buried is his first novel. You can find him on the Web at
Published February 15, 2012 by Camel Press. 323 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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“Mr. Conway’s Hollywood is alive with betrayal, greed, lust, and all the basilar passions that have typified Tinsel Town since the first silent film. His characters breathe on the page and are enlivened with emotions and desires that are nearly palpable. Add frequent plot twists that are capped b...

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Review: Former LAPD detective, now PI to the stars — and those who wannabe — Gideon Kincaid is on the trail of a kidnapper, later a killer dubbed "The Gravesnatcher", in Dead and Not So Buried, the first mystery in this series by James L.

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