LA Confidential@ (14) See also: Arts: Literature: Periods and Movements: Hard-Boiled (4) This category in other languages: French (2) German (2) Italian (3) Spanish (1) Allreaders James Ellroy Spotlight - A detailed analysis of the plot, setting, characters, theme, and structure of his best books, and links to other novels with similar writing styles. The Demon Dog Collector's Kennel - A guide for collectors of James Ellroy's first editions, including full bibliography, price guide and news updates. Ellroy Confidential - Includes information about the novels, interviews, images, audio and video clips, and news. Ellroy.com - Dedicated to James Ellroy, the writer of American Tabloid, LA Confidential and Black Dahlia. Fans are welcome to submit critical essays on the author. James Ellroy's Books - Summaries of Ellroy's novels. James Ellroy's World - Overview of the novels and biographical time line. Complete listing of his magazine fiction and nonfiction. Overview of films adapted from the books, original screenplays and documentaries.