PORTER DOWN HOLLYWOOD MYSTERY NOVELS
# 1. Frankenstein's Witch: St. Lizzie, Pray for Us
(BearManor Media, 2022)
# 2. Platinum Widow: Who Killed
Jean Harlow's Husband?
(in final preparation for publication)
Wherein P.I. Porter Down solves
the real-life unexplained mystery
of Jean Harlow's husband Paul
Bern's death - or does he?
# 3. Untitled - set during making of Viva Villa!
(in early drafts)
P.I. Porter Down must extinguish the threat of war between the USA and Mexico during the historically-scandalous shoot of 1933's Viva Villa!
Although these are only in the concept stage, the following are additional 1930s/1940s movies around which future Porter Down mysteries might revolve:
Mark of the Vampire (1935)
Beau Geste (1939)
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)