When Sam Kornberg's wife, Lala, walks out on him, he's an
unemployed used-book store clerk and failed experimental novelist
with a broken heart. Desperate to win her back, he takes a job as
assistant detective to the enigmatic Solar Lonsky, a private eye
who might be an eccentric and morbid genius or just a morbidly
It's a simple tail job, following a beautiful and mysterious lady
around L.A., but Sam soon finds himself helplessly falling for his
quarry and hopelessly entangled in a murder case involving
Satanists, succubi, underground filmmakers, Hollywood bigshots,
Mexican shootouts, video-store geekery, and sexy doppelgangers from
beyond the grave. A case that highlights the risks of hardcore
reading and mourns the death of the novel--or perhaps just the
decline of Western Civilization.
"Mystery Girl" is a thriller about the dangers of marriage and a
detective story about the unsolvable mysteries of love, art, and
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