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Johnny Madrid, formerly known as "el gabacho" by his compatriots, is one tough hombre. With a Mexican father and a German mother he was born and raised in East L.A.'s notorious "Mara Villa"---a hotbed of drug-pushers, prostitutes, pimps and other assorted riffraff. Now, a detective with Hollywood Division's homicide unit and thirty-seven years later, he is faced with the most challenging and baffling case of his entire career. Rita Michaels, a young, beautiful, aspiring actress has been discovered assaulted and brutally murdered in her Bonita Terrace apartment. A shocking story that delves deeply into the dark and decadent side of Hollywood...
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About the Author: John L. Evans was born in Corsham, England and raised in British Columbia, Canada. He emigrated to the United States in September, 1948. He served two years in the U.S. Army, having been stationed in Germany. He currently lives in Brea, a suburb of Los Angeles, California. Mr. Evans is the author of 15 published mystery novels, which include: TO CATCH A KILLER, THE PERFECT MURDER, CITY OF ANGELS, VANISHED, PRESCRIPTION: MURDER, TIME FOR A KILLING and DELIVER US FROM EVIL.