The Black Dahlia, Paperback Book

The Black Dahlia Paperback

Part of the L.A. Quartet series

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Los Angeles, 15th January 1947: a beautiful young woman walked into the night and met her horrific destiny.

Five days later, her tortured body was found drained of blood and cut in half.

The newspapers called her 'The Black Dahlia'. Two cops are caught up in the investigation and embark on a hellish journey that takes them to the core of the dead girl's twisted life...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780099537861

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I found the plot heavy going and too convoluted, but I'm glad I persevered. This left me wondering how much the murder of Ellroy's mother has influenced this book.

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