"Backlot Requiem:
A Rick Walker Mystery"

front cover of 'Backlot Requiem' novel by G.E. Nordell, from iUniverse


back cover of 'Backlot Requiem' novel by G.E. Nordell, from iUniverse

        When a long-buried body is discovered at National Pictures Studios, private investigator Rick Walker is called in to identify it. His investigation leads to a thirty-year-old murder case, a dying film director and his wild daughters, a legendary film star of the Silent Era, local gangsters, and a very discreet love affair.

review by Tom Elliott in July 2006 Mensa Bulletin
"To borrow from the title of an old radio drama series, I love a mystery, and this one is short and sweet. Move over Raymond Chandler, [G.E.] Nordell's Rick Walker, P.I. has taken center stage."

chapter excerpt



This book was published in March 2005 by
iUniverse website
and is now offered on these Amazon
and Barnes & Noble websites:

9x6 hardcover [3/2005] for $22.95 at Amazon
9x6 pb [3/2005] for $12.95 at Amazon

Kindle Edition from Amazon [7/2011] for $9.95

9x6 pb [3/2005] for $12.95 thru Barnes & Noble
9x6 hardcover [3/2005] for $22.95 thru Barnes & Noble

English-language editions also available
at Amazon Canada
hardcover for CDN$27.15    •    paperback for CDN$16.63
and in Kindle format for CDN$6.96
at Amazon France
hardcover for €20,48   •    paperback for €18,68
and in Kindle format for €7,42
at Amazon U.K.
hardcover for £13.04    •    paperback for £10.95
and in Kindle format for £7.40
at Amazon Japan
hardcover for ¥3,296    •    paperback for ¥2,706
and in Kindle format for ¥789
at Amazon Germany
hardcover for €21,83    •    paperback for €18,95
and in Kindle format for €8,37

... plus the novel is translated & published September 2005
in Croatia.


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