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“A high stakes, high octane thrill ride!

Lindstrom, a Hollywood insider, is the real deal.”

Robert Dugoni, New York Times Best-Selling Author of The Tracy Crosswhite Series

My first novel, HOLLYWOOD HUSTLE, will be published February 6, 2024 by Crooked Lane Books


For Immediate Release:

From four-time Emmy-nominated actor Jon Lindstrom of General Hospital, Bosch, and True Detective fame, comes a gripping debut thriller set in the dark underbelly of Hollywood, perfect for fans of Alex Finlay and Jeffrey Deaver.


Winston Greene, a has-been film star, wakes one morning to find his six-year-old granddaughter at his bedside—traumatized, unattended, and gripping onto a thumb drive. She comes bearing video proof that her mother, Win’s troubled adult daughter, has been kidnapped by a murderous gang demanding all his “movie money” for her safe return. But what they don’t know is…his movie money is long gone. 


Unable to go to the police for fear the kidnappers will make good on their promise to kill his daughter, Winston turns to two close friends—a legendary Hollywood stuntman and a disgraced former LAPD detective who used to consult on Win’s cop films. 


There’s no easy way out for Winston or his daughter—the gang is violent and willing to do anything to get the money they’re after, and Winston begins to realize that to get his daughter back, he’ll have to beat the kidnappers at their own game. 


This propulsive and tense thriller will transport readers to the seedier side of LA, depicted in bold prose by a Hollywood insider.

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Madeline Rathle

Crooked Lane Books

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