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Red Dress Ink,, Nov 2004, 12.95, 336pp
ISBN: 0373250754

In her thirties, Kyra Felis struggles to make it as a clothing designer in Manhattan. She works odd jobs and uses her trust fund which she inherited when her parents died to supplement her meager income earned from the vocation she loves. Her friend, movie agent Bobby Minter invites her to be his guest in Vegas. There she meets actor Declan McKenna. Kyra finds herself drawn to Declan. Photographers catch Kyra and Declan talking, which soon has the tabloids talking romance.

Soon they fall in love and marry. However, he lives in Hollywood while she lives in Manhattan, and have different expectations. This is an enjoyable look at the effect of fame on relationships.

The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   celebrity loving noncelebrity Love Triangles/Polygons    -   Yes What kind:    -   one man-two women

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   entertainer Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   artist

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   California

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   70% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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