With an arsenal of poison, jealousy, despair, serial killers, scandals, guns, and the ghost stories left behind, Gourmet Ghosts 2 is a new collection of murder, mystery and history at dozens of bars, restaurants, hotels and landmarks across Los Angeles.
Publishers Weekly Review: https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-9975829-0-1
Dwarf + Giant blog: “It’s like going on a f*cked up city tour guided by the ghost of Raymond Chandler or a thought-form entity from the mind of James Ellroy” (you can read the whole review here).
Real Crime magazine review:
These weird tales, unpublished accounts, shocking photos and treasures uncovered in the newspaper archives will take you from Downtown to The Valley – and beyond. Learn the truth about “The Romeo Slasher,” “The Rose Murder,” the Deadliest Hotel in L.A. and many more, plus discover where you can drink with the devil or dine with a ghost.
Gourmet Ghosts – Los Angeles was the first “history and mystery” guide book of ghosts, murders and mysteries at over 40 bars and restaurants in Hollywood, West Hollywood & Beverly Hills, Mid-City, Downtown, Westside & Beaches and – in a special section – “Off The Menu”.
An illustrated guide with photographs, newspaper archive clippings, eyewitness accounts and never-before-published pictures and stories – as well as food and drink recommendations – it’s not a psychic investigation, more of a fun look into Los Angeles’ historical past that finds out that many of the legendary tales have some basis in real, documented events…