Read & Download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ý Suzanne GatesI m biased but I loved this
Book A Great Evocation The GlitzA great evocation of the glitz mystiue of era Hollywood serves as a backdrop for a compelling murder mysterypsychological suspense Fans of The Black Dahlia or the podcasts Hollywood Crime and You Must Remember This will find a lot to love Thank you so much to Kensington Books for giving me an ARC of The Glamorous Dead by Suzanne Gates via Netgalley in exchange for an honest eviewI m sorry but 15 I DNF it on 36% and I never DNF any book but this I tried I tried so much but this just didn t pull me I do not ecommend this for people who has no idea what s happened in 1930s1940s Hollywood Yes
I know I picked up a book set in 1930s Hollywood Yes Iknow I picked up a book set in 1930s Hollywood Yes I it s going to deal with things I do not know aside from brunettes and blondes in curly bob hairstyles I only knew a bit of that era and wanted to learn but I only learned a bunch of words that didn t make any sense to me It seemed interesting but the author did not explain what those nicknames are and what they are doing Obviously they are shooting for some kind of film and they are extras and all that but I was still in a lossAnother eason I didn t finish this was I didn t feel any suspense orand thrill that this book promises It s a mysterythriller book after all The book immediately starts with Rosemary s body being found told by our narrator and main character Penny Rosemary s best friend The author lays out possible suspects and try to play and confuse the eader from finding the eal suspect but it just fell flat for me I didn t even have any interest to know who the Ninth City Burning (War of the Realms, real suspect is It may be contributed to the narration I didn t feel any connection on Penny she sounded so distant andigid I can t feel any of her hate Der Ritter und die Bastardtochter remorse sadness nothing I can t even sympathize with her She was bland and flat to meThe writing was also odd for me anyway I feel like I m missing something There are not enough descriptions and it makes you feel lost The dialogues are weird the characters talk about two subjects without any pauses and just confuses you Do they talk like that back then I don t think so Penny is accused of murder and no one seems freaked out They just hate her that s it And when a cop chases you in a subdivision ofich people when you Chinaberries and Crows re accused of murde. Set in the dream factory of the 1940s this glittering debut novel follows a young Hollywood hopeful into a star studded web of scandal celebrity and murder The chipped pink nail polish is a dead giveaway no pun intended But when a human thumb is discovered near a Hollywood nightclub it doesn't take long for the police to identify its owner Miss Penny Harp wouldecognize that pink anywhere it belongs to her best friend Rosemary And so does the est of the R you should freak the hell out but no SHE JUST CHATS WITH DRUNK MADGE ABOUT HER FAMILY just chats with drunk Madge about her family lets the girl puke in a bush of someone popular while she daydreams of her
First Mother I DoMother I do get it all And despite her being a murderer she is still able to work WHAT IS HAPPENING WHY DOES NOBODY CARESI never felt any thrill suspense or interest I eally tried hard to connect and get myself interested and immersed but I was seriously just in a loss I couldn t stand it any and had to stop Blessed Are the Wicked reading ARCeceived in
exchange for an Honest Review Suzanne Gate s debut novel The Glamorous Deadfor an Honest Review Suzanne Gate s debut novel The Glamorous Dead you back in time to the 1940 s Hollywood with the glamour fame and dark secrets This is truly a captivating story that has you guessing on who did it and why they did it It is also filled with OMG that did not just happen moments This mysterythrillerhistorical will have goosebumps ising and you will be gripping onto your tablet or book yelling don t do it Penny is a young aspiring Hollywood hopeful She moves to Hollywood with her best friend in dreams of making a better life for herself When a human thumb with chipped nail polish is found Penny s life turns upside down with full hurricane force Being the number one suspect in her best friend murder Penny starts her own investigation to prove herself innocence Help comes from an unexpected source world famous movie star Barbara Stanwyck aka Stany With Stany s connections and take no prisoner attitude the journey to prove Penny s innocence is well on its way Penny holds her cards close to the heart not knowing whom she can trust But when the unthinkable happens she must decide to trust someone and fast While I enjoyed eading this at times it was almost as if there was too much information given Information that wasn t exactly necessary to the story There were also times it felt as if the characters were just ambling on and on These things made it a little difficult to ead I enjoyed this story because of the plot line of the 1940 s glamour and the mystery of old Hollywood The details of the backlots and stage settings made me feel like I was sitting on the stage with them A bonus to the story line is the use of and involvement of the 1940 popular celebrities I felt that added to the story of how captivating Hollywo. Ody buried beneath it Rosemary with the beauty and talent who stood out from all other extras on the Paramount lot She was the one whose name was destined for a movie maruee not for the obituaries And for an extra twist now an LAPD detective thinks Penny is the one who killed her Penny is determined to prove her innocence with a little help from an unlikely ally the world famous ueen of film noir Barbara Stanwyck Penny met Stany on the set of Paramount's cl. .
Od was then and still is today I started off eading this story and thinking that I wouldn t be able to finish it but in the end I truly enjoyed the overall story line FOUR glamourous stars I eceived The Glamourous Dead by Suzanna Gates from
kensington books via netgalley in exchange for anBooks via NetGalley in exchange for an eviewThis was a difficult book to Grauwacht read In all honesty I DNF d it which is a once in a blue moon kind of thing for me Ieally wanted to like this book too I loved the cover I loved the summary the mystery and the glitz and glam that it promised but I didn t eally get any of that I m a huge fan of historical mysteries The writing style threw me off I felt like I got whiplash from how uickly and andomly the direction would change I felt like there was a lot of information we as Lies, Damned Lies, and History readers were expected to already know about these characters and how they live their lives I understood they were filming and that they were extras but okayPenny who is the narrator threw me off I understood the shock value of Rosemary s death But there was something extremely off about her How she acted how she spoke how she was in general The dialogue was written in a way I would have to go back andead sections over again in order to comprehend what I was The New World reading I normallyead in one pass and everything clicks This was not that The thrill factor and mystery failed to hold my interest I think a member of my book club summed it up nicely when she said This book should be You Wouldn't Want to Be an Inca Mummy!: A One-way Journey You'd Rather Not Make re titled CALL YOUR BROTHERFirst of all I spent a good couple of pages wondering who the hell the main character was until I checked the back of the book jacket toemember it was Penny This book was not glamorous it was just one shit show after the other and I found myself frustrated with the main character because she wasn turgent about the murder that took place Also she knew she saw her brother so pick up the phoneAlso the whole eason behind the murder in the first place wasn t the obbery or a cover up or anything linear like that I found it andom And while
I Enjoyed The Firstenjoyed the first by the time we came around to Will I started to loose interest and by the time we found out who did it and why I was just disappointed I will ecommend this book to certain people who will enjoy it but I won t ead it again. Assic comedy The Lady Eve where the star took an instant liking to her With Stany's powerful connections and no nonsense style she has no trouble following clues out of the studio backlot from the Los Angeles morgue to the Zanzibar Room to the dark winding streets of Beverly Hills But there's something Penny isn't telling her famous partner in crimesolving a not so glamorous secret that could lead them to Rosemary's killer or send Penny to the electric chai. .