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One of Those Malibu Nights

One of Those Malibu Nights

A Novel

Elizabeth Adler

St. Martin's Griffin

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It was just one of those Malibu nights, dark as a velvet shroud, creamy waves crashing onto the shore, breeze soft as a kitten's breath . . .

But when private investigator to the stars Mac Riley hears the sound of a woman's scream over the crashing waves, his low-key beach-bum lifestyle is changed forever. A beautiful, distraught woman wearing only a black lace negligee stands in the doorway of a fabulous beach house. In her hand, a gun, and it's pointed directly at him. . . . Mac escapes her bullet, but barely. Who was that woman? Days later, she's disappeared and the Smith & Wesson she almost killed him with finds its way into his car.

Mac suddenly finds himself tangled up in a web of deception. He's going to need some help if he's going to get to the bottom of it all.

This is where Sunny Alvarez comes in. Sunny and Mac have an on-again, off-again relationship. Lately it's been more "off" than "on." But now he needs her more than ever.

Together they go on a quest that takes them from Southern California, to the beaches of Mexico, to the streets of Rome and the countryside of France. All the while, they are one step behind an elusive murderer, and one step ahead of an actress who wants nothing more than to get lost. . . . Filled with Elizabeth Adler's trademark descriptions, plot twists, and irresistible characters, One of Those Malibu Nights is beach-reading suspense at its best.

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Praise for One of Those Malibu Nights

“Adler's story is perfect reading material for a hot day. Her descriptive words whisk readers away for a walk on the beach or to an outdoor cafe to savor a cup of coffee.” —RT Book Reviews

“Offers plenty of romantic élan and international intrigue.” —Publishers Weekly

“The perfect beach read for mystery lovers.” —Booklist

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Mac Reilly, an L.A. PI who hosts a cold case crime show called Mac Reilly's Malibu Mysteries , investigates a hot case or two in this sparkling novel of roma - Publishers Weekly

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About the author

Elizabeth Adler

ELIZABETH ADLER is the internationally acclaimed author of 21 novels. She lives in Palm Springs, California.

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