A shocking page-turner that explores the dark side of the multibillion-dollar porn industry.
Ashley Hale was a rising star in the adult entertainment world before she abruptly moved to the other side of the country, leaving behind money, fame, and excitement for a nine-to-five bank job and a sensible apartment. But there was one tie to the industry she could not sever. Her sister, Tara, was also a porn star. Two years later, when Tara supposedly commits suicide, Ashley must return to the San Fernando Valley and the life she thought she'd left behind. Now she's not sure who she can trust--especially the handsome new video editor who seems intent on helping her. But she won't leave Los Angeles until she's proven Tara's death was a murder. And until she's faced the killer.
One of the most thrilling and original novels of the year, Hardcore crackles with sexual tension, great characters, and enough twists to keep mystery and thriller fans turning pages until every secret is revealed.
This review is based on a free copy received from the author but reflects my honest opinion. Mr. Winters has done a lot of research and gives a good insight into the pornographic film industry, which has evolved greatly since what was depicted in the film Boogie Nights. Ashley was a former star in the industry and is living on the East Coast. She get a call that her sister Tara commited suicide and gets on a plane to go back to Los Angeles to attend the funeral. Tara was … more