Friday, September 02, 2011

What is Irene Fleming reading?

The current featured contributor at Writers Read: Irene Fleming, author of The Brink of Fame.

Her entry begins:
I just finished a book called Flawed, by Tom Larsen. It's a classic caper, written in Mr. Larsen's wry and charming style, about a guy from South Philly who is persuaded to plan the fake kidnapping of an old friend from high school who married rich. Mr. Larsen's day job was as the city janitor here in Lambertville for some years. Who knew he was a talented writer? He had a fight with the city clerk and she fired him, whereupon he skewered her in a short story that you can read online, before he...[read on]
About The Brink of Fame, from the publisher:
In 1913, Emily Daggett Weiss is left stranded and destitute. Film tycoon Carl Laemmle comes to her rescue with a job offer directing a film in Hollywood, provided she can track down and bring back Laemmle’s own missing star actor...
Learn more about the book and author at Irene Fleming's website and blog.

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