By Charles Higham

    For greater than 80 years, the recognized unsolved homicide of William Desmond Taylor, the mythical bisexual movie director, has generated debate and controversy.  Now, best-selling writer Charles Higham has solved the crime.  Higham uncovers the corruption and intrigue of la within the Roaring Twenties—and the movie moguls’ whole domination of the city’s authorities.
    When it used to be chanced on well-known superstar of the day had most likely killed Taylor, a big cover-up began—from the elimination of the most important proof to the naming of blameless humans as killers—which has persevered in the past to guard the truth.  Murder in Hollywood is going past the killing to unearth unknown information about the lifetime of Taylor prior to his arrival in Hollywood, in addition to the tales and histories buried through the crooked experts and criminals concerned the case. The author’s unique interviews with the culpable megastar, his special ownership of long-vanished police documents, and the help of the present-day la county coroner—who tested the proof as though the homicide had taken position now—have ensured a hair-raising thriller.
    Charles Higham effectively provides the main believable and convincing resolution but to the mystery.  within the method he paints a shiny portrait of Hollywood within the 1920s—from its significant stars to its bisexual way of life. the result's a compelling solution to a long-standing secret and a desirable examine of a spot, and an that, as at the present time, allow humans reinvent themselves. Murder in Hollywood is extra striking than any crime of fiction and extra fascinating than any motion event movie.

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