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Crush: A Crush Mystery (Paperback)

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Take heart, all you lovers of LA mysteries -- this is a delight!  I wouldn't say it's a "cozy", but I would say it's "fun" and I breezed through the book with anticipation of reading Sutton's next two Crush mysteries.  You will be intrigued with the backstory of Crush, the no-nonsense bouncer with a heart, his bartender girlfriend and martial arts master, Gail, and Crush's not-really-his-brother Zerbe, who helps the trio with the tech side of business.  Plenty of LA-centric, pop-culture references to start a trivia contest. Sutton's knowledge of LA is mind-boggling, but considering his screenwriting pedigree, he gets it real!! 

— Maureen Palacios

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Caleb Rush, a. k. a. Crush, is the toughest, coolest bodyguard/bouncer in Los Angeles, a man who lives strictly by his own moral code, which doesn't exactly hew to the standards of US law. When Amelia Trask, the wild daughter of a scruples-free billionaire tycoon, comes to Crush for help, his quiet life roars into overdrive, and he has to use his wits, brawn, martial-arts training, and knowledge of the Russian mafia to stay alive and clean up the mess that young Amelia has created. Crush is a rollicking, page-turning ride through LA, full of action, suspense, memorable characters, and a sly wit.

About the Author


Author Phoef Sutton is television writer, novelist, and playwright whose work has won two Emmys, a Peabody, a Writers Guild Award, a GLAAD Award, and a Television Academy Honors Award. He was an executive producer of Cheers, a writer/producer for such shows as Boston Legal and NewsRadio, a writer for Terriers, and the creator of several TV shows, including the cult hit Thanks. His novels include the romantic thriller 15 Minutes to Live, and he is the co-author of a new serialized novel, Dead Man. Coming in 2015 is a new series of mystery novels that Sutton is co-authoring with Janet Evanovich; the first is called Goldbug.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781938849367
ISBN-10: 1938849361
Publisher: Prospect Park Books
Publication Date: July 14th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Crush

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