Snowball

Snowball by Jimmy Sangster

James Reed is an ex-Scotland Yard detective who became the bodyguard, then lover, then husband, then ex-husband of Hollywood superstar Katherine Long. Now he’s a self-styled beach bum, living in the Malibu beachhouse he got in the divorce settlement, and making a half-assed effort at screenwriting. But then Katherine comes back into his life —  her rebellious, spoiled daughter Caroline is mired in the Hollywood celebrity drug scene.  Katherine thinks James is the only one who can get his former step-daughter out before it beomes a scandal…or worse. The problem is, Caroline doesn’t want out, and his troubles snowball as James becomes an unwilling player in a $2 million scheme involving stolen drugs, high-powered studio execs, and ruthless mob killers
 

Books by Jimmy Sangster

Blackball

Blackball

James Reed is falsely accused of rape, chased by killers, and hired by a billionaire being blackmailed into marriage. And that's only the beginning of Reed's troubles in the second book in the series.

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Hardball

Hardball

Self-styled beach bum James Reed agrees to protect a wealthy recluse recovering from an undisclosed illness...a job that turns into a nightmare of blackmail, drug dealing, and murder. Third book in the series.

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Snowball

Snowball

Ex-Scotland yard cop James Reed is pulled out of his comfortable life as a "Mailbu beach bum" to help a Hollywood starlet's daughter who is involved a $2 million drug heist.

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The Spy Killer – Coming in September

The Spy Killer – Coming in September

Ex-British spy John Smith agrees to follow his ex-wife's cheating husband...and finds himself back in a world of betrayal and espionage.

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Reviews For Snowball

Snowball 5.0

Smooth, sharp, believable, well written.

New York Times

Snowball 5.0

A distinctive suspense-drama. The people are made sleazily vivid and the dialogue is sharp.

Kirkus Reviews

Snowball 5.0

Sangster writes hardboiled prose that packs a good story and introduces a hero worth seeing again.

Library Journal

Snowball 5.0

Crammed full of sex, drugs and Hollywood. This book is a bright evocation of La-La-Land. Welcome Mr. Reed. Come back soon.

Hartford Courant

Snowball 5.0

Adept plotting and achingly human characters.

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