A take off of an old .Mr. and Mrs, North who had a white toy poodle, stories. In this tale, the Martinis are at the Academy Awards. The have Skippy, a large bullmastiff. After the awards, they attend an A-list party sending Skippy home. Recently, they found footage of an early awarding film. It was taken during the filming of the film. Returning home Nic and Nigel find their employee severely was beaten and their home ransacked. Portions of the film are missing. The LA homicide detective dislikes Nigel as she was a New York homicide detective. His solution to the case wrong. There are enough chances to hide the killer. The format is not one I like going from one decade to another. However, this was skillfully done. Looking forward to the next book.
Disclosure: I received a free copy from Midnight Ink through NetGalley for an honest review. I would like to thank them for this opportunity to read and review the book The opinions are my own