SUNSET BOULEVARD MURDERS by William Hare
In the Spring of 1949 Hollywood detective Jeff Kelly is knocked out in the parking lot of one of his local watering holes. Lila Lamont, the beautiful blonde actress he was escorting to her car, is abducted and killed minutes later. The tragic murder sets off shock waves throughout Los Angeles and sends Kelly on a hunt to find her killers. His relentless journey finds him encountering many famous film personalities, including Columbia Studios boss Harry Cohn and detective novel and screenplay scenarist Raymond Chandler. Meanwhile he also meets the beautiful star he has always admired, Rita Hayworth. The major action takes place on and near Sunset Boulevard, one of the world's most famous and fascinating streets.