By Carol Wolper
Skirts are shorter now, and messages despatched by way of iPhone, yet ardour, intrigue, and a lust for energy don't switch. nationwide bestselling writer Carol Wolper spins a enthralling story of a twenty-first-century Anne Boleyn.
Wily, clever, and seductive, with a gloomy good looks that stands proud one of the curvy California seashore blondes, Anne draws the eye of Henry Tudor, the good-looking company magnate who reigns in Hollywood. each starlet, socialite, and shark desires a section of Henry, yet he in simple terms wishes Anne. The query is: can she maintain him?
Welcome to a privileged global the place hidden explanations abound, every person has whatever to promote, and secure havens don't exist. Henry Tudor has extra innovations than such a lot males, and no more guilt than is sweet for an individual. the 2 might be in love, yet even Anne's wiles and ability won't warrantly his enduring ardour. With Henry's closest confidante scheming opposed to her, and one other attractive contender ready within the wings, Anne is battling not only for the life-style to which she has grown accustomed . . . yet for romance. Can she muster the allure and wit to tug off her own Hollywood finishing?
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Anne of Hollywood by Carol Wolper