Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Prostitutes' Ball (on CD)

The Prostitute's Ball
by Stephen J. Cannell [Compact Disc Cannell]

Detective Shane Scully and his temporary partner, Sumner (Hitch) Hitchens, are assigned to investigate a shooting on the grounds of an abandoned mansion in the hills above Hollywood. The victims are a renowned producer and two prostitutes. When Scully and Hitchens close the case they are left with a piece of evidence that does not fit. This bit of evidence causes Scully and Hitchens to look at the history of the dilapidated mansion that still has a Christmas tree and gifts in the living room. They learn that a double murder and suicide was committed there twenty-five years before. Scully and Hitch poke around in the old case and find that many things were "swept under the rug" in order to close it. The Prostitute's Ball was published shortly after Stephen Cannell died. The Shane Scully books and The Rockford Files TV series were two of the gifts that Cannell gave the world. [If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try the works of Michael Connelly, Robert Crais and Jonathan Kellerman.] -- recommended by Donna G. - Virtual Services Department

[Also available in print format.]

[ official Prostitutes' Ball page on the official Stephen J. Cannell web site ]

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