A Touch of Stardust (Paperback)
A fun novel set in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Julie Crawford, an aspiring screenwriter, has a backstage pass to the notorious filming of Gone With the Wind. She also questions the studio’s reluctance to tackle the war raging in Europe (or their overseas box office numbers…) Filled with historical goodies and gossip!— Antonia
Julie Crawford left Fort Wayne, Indiana with dreams of being a Hollywood screenwriter. Unfortunately, her new life is off to a rocky start. Fired by the notoriously demanding director of Gone With the Wind, she's lucky to be rescued by Carole Lombard, whose scandalous affair with the still-married Clark Gable is just heating up.As Carole's assistant, Julie suddenly has a front-row seat to two of the world's greatest love affairs. And while Rhett and Scarlett--and Lombard and Gable--make movie history, Julie is caught up in a whirlwind of outsized personalities and overheated behind-the-scenes drama ... not to mention a budding romance of her own.
About the Author
KATE ALCOTT is the pseudonym for journalist Patricia O'Brien, who has written several books, both fiction and nonfiction. As Kate Alcott, she is the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker and The Daring Ladies of Lowell. She lives in Washington, D.C. The many stories shared by her late husband, Frank Mankiewicz, who grew up in a legendary film family, helped her bring Old Hollywood to life.