Lucy Frampton is a Hollywood mom who seems to have it all – a career as a semi-famous animation filmmaker, a beautiful home, a beautiful child, and a beautiful producer husband. She finds a nude, dead C list actress in her pool, a woman Lucy’s husband may or may not have been having a fling with. This puts both of the Framptons at the top of the suspect list.
I struggled with this book in the beginning – it felt like one of those I’ve-read-this-before, “Hollywood Wives” thinly-veiled tell-alls peopled with not particularly likeable characters. I’m not even sure why I kept reading, but I did. By the end, tho’, I felt like the behind-the-scenes information about Hollywood was authentic, as was the description of the interactions among the parents at Lucy’s daughter’s school. And the glimpses into how Lucy worked as an animator were interesting. I also liked how Lucy interacted with her daughter.
This is book one in a three-book series. It was moderately entertaining by the end. It’s a decent treadmill/exercise book, but I don’t feel the need to re-read it. Will I read the subsequent two books? Maybe. The writing was fine, the dialogue was fine, the plot was acceptable, but this just didn't work for m.
- Paperback: 330 pages
- Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub (21 January 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1503059146
- ISBN-13: 978-1503059146
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.9 x 21.6 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 494 g
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