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Guy Bolton - Author

About the Author

Guy Bolton lives in London and has worked in publishing, film and television. He currently works in drama at the BBC. Guy is also a screenwriter whose work has been optioned by Bedlam Productions, Hat Trick and Tiger Aspect. The Pictures is his first novel. Last year it was short-listed in the Telegraph Harvill Secker crime writing competition.

 

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The Syndicate

The Syndicate

Author: Guy Bolton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

THE HOTLY ANTICIPATED NEW THRILLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE PICTURES - SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA NEW BLOOD AWARD. June 1947. Jonathan Craine has left his old life in Hollywood behind him. But when notorious gangster Bugsy Siegel is murdered, Craine is summoned back to Las Vegas to find his killer. All he has helping him is a lone crime reporter with her own agenda. He only has five days. Or there will be fatal consequences for Craine and his son.

Sally, a New Musical Play in Three Acts

Sally, a New Musical Play in Three Acts

Author: Guy Bolton, Clifford Grey, Jerome Kern Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2018

The Syndicate

The Syndicate

Author: Guy Bolton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

THE HOTLY ANTICIPATED NEW THRILLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE PICTURES - SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA NEW BLOOD AWARD. June 1947. Jonathan Craine has left his old life in Hollywood behind him. But when notorious gangster Bugsy Siegel is murdered, Craine is summoned back to Las Vegas to find his killer. All he has helping him is a lone crime reporter with her own agenda. He only has five days. Or there will be fatal consequences for Craine and his son.

The Syndicate

The Syndicate

Author: Guy Bolton Format: Audio disc Release Date: 04/10/2018

The Pictures

The Pictures

Author: Guy Bolton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2017

*Shortlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award 2017* World-weary Jonathan Craine is a detective at the LAPD who has spent his entire career as a studio 'fixer', covering up crimes of the studio players to protect the billion-dollar industry that built Los Angeles. When one of the producers of The Wizard of Oz is found dead under suspicious circumstances, Craine must make sure the incident passes without scandal and that the deceased's widow, the beautiful starlet Gale Goodwin, comes through the ordeal with her reputation unscathed. But against his better instincts, Craine finds himself increasingly drawn to Gale. And when a series of unsavoury truths begin to surface, Craine finds himself at the centre of a conspiracy involving a Chicago crime syndicate, a prostitution racket and a set of stolen pictures that could hold the key to unravelling the mystery.

Pictures

Pictures

Author: Guy Bolton Format: eBook Release Date: 12/09/2017

Hollywood 1939. The year that The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind were made. Detective Craine has spent his life working as a studio fixer, whitewashing the misdemeanours and crimes committed by the studio players and stars. But now hes trying to turn his back on that life following the recent death of his wife as hes determined to be a better parent to his young son.But then Craines services are called upon one last time. MGM need him to smooth over the press coverage of the suicide of one of their producers. And soon, what should be a straightforward case proves anything but when connections are made between it and a brutal murder across town. And thats just the start of the story.Its only a matter of time before Craine must decide whether to follow orders, or to attempt to redeem a career of concealment by going in search of the ugly truth. Its a choice he knows that cannot end well.

Sally, a New Musical Play in Three Acts

Sally, a New Musical Play in Three Acts

Author: Guy Bolton Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/08/2017

The Pictures

The Pictures

Author: Guy Bolton Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/05/2017

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