Books by Sheila York

Released: Sept. 24, 2014

"Chatty, detailed and slow-moving, though replete with incident. The conscientious plot complications are consistently overshadowed by revelations about life under the studio system."
It's the 1940s, and screenwriter Lauren Atwill is loaned out to a studio that's just a tad apprehensive that where she goes, violent death follows (Death in Her Face, 2012, etc.).Read full book review >
DEATH IN HER FACE by Sheila York
Released: Sept. 19, 2012

"A fast-paced, lightweight talkfest with a surprisingly clever solution. The greatest pleasure, however, is watching a bunch of variously amusing studio types take turns pouting, posturing, mugging and declaiming as if they're the hottest story of 1946."
A dead body and a vanished starlet pull heiress/screenwriter Lauren Atwill back to Hollywood for another retro whodunit. Read full book review >
A GOOD KNIFE’S WORK by Sheila York
Released: Jan. 20, 2010

"Readers with a taste for nostalgia will welcome the period lingo and atmosphere from York (Star Struck Dead, 2003). But the locked-venue puzzle, an obvious salute to John Dickson Carr, is tedious."
A 1940s radio writer goes undercover among the staff of a rival program. Read full book review >