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|CATALOG ENTRY||Marisha Pessl|
Something entirely new! A romp of a story! If you enjoy quirky characters, a mystery, and a quest then this novel will totally engage you.
Ashley Cordova, the gifted daughter of a notorious and elusive movie producer, jumps to her death in an elevator shaft. Investigative journalist Scott McGrath has been ruined by Cordova and decides to discover the truth behind the suicide, the whys and wherefores. Joined by Nora, a 20-something with a big heart, and Hopper, a drug dealer who needs to find out what happened to Ashley, McGrath begins to unravel the lies surrounding Ashley & her father.
Like disappearing down the rabbit hole with Alice, things begin to shift and change. What happened exactly? Who are the people that Ashley encountered in the last days before her death? And what is the truth about Stanislas Cordova? Is the black magic connection real? What is taking place at The Peak, Cordova's mansion which is surrounded by fencing & razor wire to keep people out? As the tale unwinds we are whirled into and out of reality.
This tale is inset with photos and screenshots that enhance and bring the story forward. Wickedly captivating, I sped through this story, reading for hours at a time. This is the type of novel that readers lose sleep over!
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