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Themes

Sexism

Candy wants to prove she can do just a good a job on hard-nosed investigations as a man. However, Candy falls into her own trap by using her femininity to solve the case and ends up dying for it. In the beginning, Candy stumbles on corruption in the movie industry when her friend, Mickey Rafferty, sees what he believes is a payoff to the mob. Candy grabs this information and begins investigating what appears to be a story that could help her write her ticket in the television news industry. Candy begins investigating, causing a couple thugs to threaten her. Candy hires Spenser to protect her, only she is beat up the night Spenser comes to town. This does nothing to scare Candy off the story, however. Candy only believes more intently that this story will make her career.

As Candy continues to investigate the story, she runs...

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