By Loren D. Estleman
Bela Lugosi's Frankenstein reveal try places Valentino within the photo for murder
Everyone is aware the Frankenstein monster used to be performed through Boris Karloff. His portrayal is so well-known that the play Arsenic and previous Lace used to be jam-packed with Karloff/monster jokes—even while the a part of the monstrously deformed villain was once performed through one other actor. yet ahead of Karloff's memorable portrayal, one other well-known Thirties Hollywood icon, Bela Lugosi, demonstrated for the a part of the monster.
The monitor attempt pictures was once misplaced for many years, till Valentino, that never-say-die movie archivist, will get a sizzling tip in regards to the whereabouts of the incriminating (for relatively undesirable, seriously accented appearing) pictures. however it comes with a value a ways more than the money he will need to pay. somebody might kill to get that reel of movie, and that makes Valentino a mortal hindrance who might particularly no longer die for artwork. humans have already been murdered for the movie, and Val does not are looking to push his luck…but boy, that reel is just too reliable to permit go….
Enter a group of steampunk enthusiasts. Loving the arcane strangeness that's Valentino's life—not to say the thoroughly glam prospect of seeing the unique filmic count number Dracula because the Frankenstein monster—they will have the opportunity to avoid wasting Valentino and Lugosi's notorious reveal try. Or in the event that they cannot do this, have a very good occasion besides. Val simply hopes it is not a wake.…
In Alive!, Loren D. Estleman provides a secret that in simple terms he can.
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Alive!: A Valentino Mystery (Valentino Mysteries) by Loren D. Estleman