none. She has settled in to a quiet lifestyle, and when she finds a low-rent bungalow in Canyon Arms, it’s a dream come true; Penny takes to the place instantly. Her suspicions are only fueled by the ominous inscription that she discovers in a book that’s closely guarded by her landlord. Penny’s new neighbors start f. In 1953, Penny is just another washed-up, wannabe Hollywood actress who is past her prime. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. Welcome back. I liked the ghostly side of things a little less, but am still looking forward to reading more by this author. In what is basically a long short story, Abbott makes a welcome return to the dark side of Tinseltown. Louisa May Alcott. Not bad. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. If you are not in the USA, please verify the copyright status of these works in your own country before downloading, otherwise you may be violating copyright laws. NAUGHTY NAN 8. It's time to face facts, and move on and Penny is determined to do just that. Set in 1950s Hollywood, this mystery tale is tinged with paranoia and obsession reminiscent of Cornell Woolrich, the lush prose, though, is pure Megan Abbott. To see what your friends thought of this book. (The book Good Wives (1869) was originally the sequel to the novel Little Women (1868), however those two novels are now usually published as a single volume.) It's time to face facts, and move on and Penny is determined to do just that. Little Men (Fiction, 1871, 313 pages) This title is not on Your Bookshelf. It all goes downhill from there. Hopefully will be rectifying this mistake soon and without fail if the Little Men, a short story as part of the Bibliomysteries, is anything to go by. Meet the Authors of Summer’s Hottest Mysteries. It's not until her new neighbours inform her that the previous tenant suffered from delusions and died inside of an apparent suicide does the cost make sense. She arrived in Hollywood six years earlier, but her acting career has floundered and she has recently been dumped by her married lover. STEPPING-STONES 5. Really 3.5 stars. Think I'm more a fan of her novels. This book is very interesting. HOME AGAIN 11. NAT 2. PATTYPANS 6. When Penny, a Hollywood makeup artist, moves into a low priced bungalow, she gets more than she bargained for. Quirky and neatly done short story. She's got a decent job behind the camera doing makeup, has rid herself of the married man she'd been seeing and found the perfect little bungalow with surprisingly low rent. Penny's life reads like the classic Hollywood cliche.