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Never cross a vampire: a Toby Peters mystery

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The time is January 1942, and Toby Peters' services have just been retained by the private eye's strangest client: Bela Lugosi, who, over a decade after frightening millions of Americans with his depiction of the notorious Count Dracula, is now being stalked by a very real, very deadly, all-too-human creature of darkness intent on punishing the fading actor for perceived slights made against the vapiric race. Before Peters can get a handle on the situation, though, his business suddenly doubles in sound and fury when William Faulkner, the nation's most distinguished author gone Hollywood, is accused of killing a movie agent he hardly knew. Can even Peters find the connection between the two cases before he falls prey to the sinister machinations of the children of the night...'
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Toby Peters guards a horror icon against a gang of crazed vampire enthusiasts Coffins fill the basement of a crumbling Los Angeles movie theater. Five vampires crowd around fading horror idol Bela Lugosi, peppering him with questions. A malfunctioning plastic fang causes one of the undead-wannabes to lisp. The effect is less than fearsome, but Lugosi is terrified, for one of these oddballs has been making threats on his life. He hires Toby Peters to provide security against his unbalanced fans. The detective is not concerned, but he should be. Even fake vampires can kill.   Meanwhile, the Warner brothers contact Peters regarding a murder. A body has surfaced in one of Hollywood's darker corners, and police suspicion has fallen on one of the studio's star screenwriters: William Faulkner. As he struggles to balance the murder investigation while protecting Lugosi, Peters finds a thread connecting the two cases. To get Faulkner off the hook, he'll have to find out who wants to kill Hollywood's original Dracula.

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series Toby Peters mysteries
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subject_facet Historical fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Peters, Toby (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Vampire films -- Fiction, Vampire films -- Production and direction -- Fiction
title_display Never cross a vampire
title_full Never Cross a Vampire Toby Peters Mystery Series, Book 5, Never cross a vampire / Stuart M. Kaminsky, Never cross a vampire : a Toby Peters mystery [electronic resource] / Stuart M. Kaminsky
title_short Never cross a vampire
title_sub a Toby Peters mystery
topic_facet Fiction, Mystery, Peters, Toby (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Production and direction, Vampire films