Turn Left at Doheny is a standalone novel by author JF Freedman. Down on his luck hustler Wycliffe returns home to Los Angeles to visit his dying brother in order to swindle him out of his estate. However he finds himself bonding with his brother and soon meets a glamorous woman offering him a taste of the high life but soon finds out they are hustlers and that he is being set up for something but he doesn't know what.
This is a wonderful hard boiled crime novel in the style of James M Cain with its various manipulations going on at every level. Read the full review here