"As slick as a switchblade with a pearl handle."-- Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author
Los Angeles bodyguard/bouncer Caleb Rush (Crush) is back in this second Crush novel. When Rachel Fury, a con-artist friend who'd vanished for a couple of years after a big scam, reappears in Hollywood under a new name as a glitzy movie star, she hires Crush as a bodyguard, and he quickly gets drawn into a criminal mess that requires all his brawn, skill, and savvy to negotiate. It's rich with Hollywood lore, New Orleans charm, snappy dialogue, fast-paced action, and noir atmosphere. Phoef Sutton
is a New York Times
-bestselling novelist, television writer, and playwright whose work has won two Emmys, a Peabody, a Writers Guild Award, a GLAAD Award, and a Television Academy Honors Award. The first novel in the Crush series, titled Crush
, was a Kirkus
Best Mystery of 2015 and a Los Angeles Times
"Summer Reading Page-Turner."
Sutton has been an executive producer of Cheers
, a writer/producer for such shows as Boston Legal
, a writer for Terriers
, and the creator of several TV shows, including the cult hit Thanks
. He is also the co-author, with Janet Evanovich, of two New York Times
. bestsellers. Curious Minds
. and Wicked Charms
. His other novels include the romantic thriller 15 Minutes to Live
.. Sutton lives with his family in South Pasadena, California.