He Done Her Wrong

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Ibooks, 2001 - Fiction - 256 pages
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As a private eye, Toby Peters has had some pretty impressive clients over the years, but none of them has been quite as memorable as his latest: a tough-as-nails, sharp-witted, damsel-in-distress named Mae West. Mae, it seems, has discovered that her only copy of her sizzling autobiography is missing. Without hesitation, Peters agrees to track it down.

But after taking a beating from a man named Ressner -- a thief, a master of disguise, and, even more dangerous, a frustrated actor -- Peter realizes that his job is just beginning.

Following the trail of Mae's scandalous memoirs soon leads Peters into the midst of a family feud of Herculean proportions, and a California sanitarium from which he must make a daring escape worthy of Ressner himself....

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Review: He Done Her Wrong (Toby Peters #8)

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

This was a Toby Peters Mystery and I enjoy this look back to the 40's. It was a fun read and I wish I could have been there to see the room full of Mae West's. Read full review

Review: He Done Her Wrong (Toby Peters #8)

User Review  - Cherie - Goodreads

Kaminsky makes me laught and this one was no exception. Toby bumbles around investigating but he always seems to figure things out. Read full review


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About the author (2001)

Stuart M. Kaminsky is head of the radio/television/film department at Northwestern University in Illinois. He is also a writer of textbooks, screenplays, and mystery novels. The more popular of his two series of detective novels features Toby Peters. Set in the 1930s and 1940s, the Peters books draw on Kaminsky's knowledge of history and love of film by incorporating characters from the film industry's past in nostalgic mysteries. Murder on the Yellow Brick Road (1978), for example, features Judy Garland while Catch a Falling Clown (1982) stars Emmett Kelley as Peters's client and Alfred Hitchcock as a murder suspect. His other critically acclaimed series chronicles the cases of Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov. Kaminsky's detailed studies of Russian police procedure combined with aspects of life in Russia have earned the Series an Edgar nomination for Black Knight in Red Square (1984) and the 1989 Edgar Award for A Cold Red Sunrise (1988). Stuart Kaminsky was born in Chicago in 1934 and died in 2009.

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