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Charlie and Margaret uncover the darkish facet of Hollywood in Jake Tapper’s follow-up to New York Instances bestseller The Hellfire Membership—an “wonderful” cocktail of corruption and ambition (Publishers Weekly).
Charlie and Margaret Marder, political stars in Sixties Washington DC, know all too nicely how the tangled net of energy within the nation’s capital can function. However whereas they lengthy to settle into the comforts of residence, Legal professional Common Robert Kennedy has different plans. He wants them to look into a possible risk not solely to the presidency, however to the safety of the USA itself.
Charlie and Margaret shortly discover themselves on a flight to sunny Los Angeles, the place they’ll face off in opposition to a blinding world of stars and studios. On the middle of their investigation is Frank Sinatra, an in depth buddy of President John F. Kennedy and a rumored mob crony, whom Charlie and Margaret should befriend to get the within scoop. However in a city constructed on illusions, the place mates and foes all look alike, nothing is straightforward, and drinks by the pool on the Sands and late-night adventures with the Rat Pack quickly result in a physique within the trunk of their automotive. Earlier than they understand it, Charlie and Margaret are being pursued by sinister forces from Hollywood’s levels to the newly based Church of Scientology, going through off in opposition to the darkest and most secret facet of Hollywood’s energy.
Because the Academy Awards loom, and somebody close to and expensive to Margaret goes lacking, Charlie and Margaret discover the clock shouldn’t be solely ticking however working out. Somebody on the market is aware of what they’ve uncovered and may’t allow them to go away alive. Corruption and ambition type a lethal combine on this fast-paced sequel to
The Hellfire Membership.
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