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Stars over Sunset Boulevard (Paperback) by Susan Meissner

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"In this new novel from the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life, two women working in Hollywood during its Golden Age discover the joy and heartbreak of true friendship. Los Angeles, Present Day. When an iconic hat worn by Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind ends up in Christine McAllister's vintage clothing boutique by mistake, her efforts to return it to its owner take her on a journey more enchanting than any classic movie, Los Angeles, 1938. Violet Mayfield sets out to reinvent herself in Hollywood after her dream of becoming a wife and mother falls apart, and lands a job on the film-set of Gone With the Wind. There, she meets enigmatic Audrey Duvall, a once-rising film star who is now a fellow secretary. Audrey's zest for life and their adventures together among Hollywood's glitterati enthrall Violet until each woman's deepest desires collide. What Audrey and Violet are willing to risk, for themselves and for each other, to ensure their own happy endings will shape their friendship, and their lives, far into the future."--



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In this novel from the acclaimed author of A Bridge Across the Ocean and The Last Year of the War, two women working in Hollywood during its Golden Age discover the joy and heartbreak of true friendship.

Los Angeles, Present Day. When an iconic hat worn by Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind ends up in Christine McAllister's vintage clothing boutique by mistake, her efforts to return it to its owner take her on a journey more enchanting than any classic movie....

Los Angeles, 1938. Violet Mayfield sets out to reinvent herself in Hollywood after her dream of becoming a wife and mother falls apart, and lands a job on the film-set of Gone With the Wind. There, she meets enigmatic Audrey Duvall, a once-rising film star who is now a fellow secretary. Audrey's zest for life and their adventures together among Hollywood's glitterati enthrall Violet...until each woman's deepest desires collide.

What Audrey and Violet are willing to risk, for themselves and for each other, to ensure their own happy endings will shape their friendship, and their lives, far into the future.

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Praise for Stars Over Sunset Boulevard

"Susan Meissner tackles Old Hollywood with her trademark heart, depth, and lyrical style. A touching portrait of two memorable women who will remind readers of the friendships that shape us."--Michelle Gable, International Bestselling Author

"Susan Meissner deftly casts a fascinating friendship between two complex women against a glittering 1930s Hollywood backdrop. You will love this book for its very human characters and for its inside look at one of the greatest movies ever made."--Marisa de los Santos, New York Times Bestselling Author

More Praise for the Novels of Susan Meissner

"Rich with vividly drawn characters, places, and events...its themes of reinvention and redemption will strike a chord with readers."--Booklist

"Meissner's prose is exquisite and she is a stunning storyteller."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Susan Meissner knits the past and the present with the seamless skill of a master storyteller."--Kate Kerrigan, New York Times bestselling author

"Sympathetic, relatable characters that readers will applaud. Touching and inspirational."--Kirkus Reviews



About The Author



Susan Meissner is a former managing editor of a weekly newspaper and an award-winning columnist. She is the award-winning author of A Fall of Marigolds, Secrets of a Charmed Life, Stars over Sunset Boulevard, A Bridge Across the Ocean, As Bright as Heaven, and The Last Year of the War, among other novels.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 385
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Historical
Publisher: New Amer Library
Format: Paperback
Author: Susan Meissner
Language: English
Street Date: January 5, 2016
TCIN: 50158953
UPC: 9780451475992
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-1811
Origin: Made in the USA
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