Time is ticking by and it's now the 1960's and having made a dramatic escape from Cuba, Alex Cohen is back in America.
Alex has moved into a different world - one where he is rubbing shoulders with Hollywood legends like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra at glitzy parties. He is the 'go-to' guy for those extra special items that will ensure all the guests have a good time and they know that Alex will always be discreet. Moving in these circles gives him the opportunity to be a part of, or influence several pivotal moments in American history but he's not always a willing participant.
Alex knows that he's not getting any younger, and while he has fleetingly thought about retirement in the past, he knows that now is the time to start putting things into place to ensure that he and his family have enough money to live comfortably and in the style that they've become accustomed to. Spending quality time with his family is something that hasn't always been a priority in Alex's life and he needs to change that before it's too late.
Hollywood Bilker is another fabulous addition to this exceptional series from Leopold Borstinski. Once again we're given a glimpse into the underground world of crime cleverly combined with real life historical events which makes for exhilarating reading. The story flows seamlessly and the writing is, as always, insightful and captivating. This would be perfect for fans of historical fiction and crime as well as anyone with an interest in American history and gangsters.
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About the author
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Leopold Borstinski is an independent author whose past careers have included financial journalism, business management of financial software companies, consulting and product sales and marketing, as well as teaching.
He lives near London and is married with one wife, one child and no pets.
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With kind thanks to Zoe at Zooloo's Book Tours for my stop on the tour and author Leopold Borstinksi for my review copy.