Thursday, January 29, 2009

The Secret Stars Of Oscar Season: The Hotels

The real stars of Oscar Season are the Los Angeles luxury hotels. Read Mary's article on the grand dame, The Four Seasons, and the people who really have the inside line on the winners and losers at the Oscars. Sphere: Related Content

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Can You Guess Which Cover Is For The American Paperback And Which Is For The British Paperback?

Publication is looming on the other side of pond and the British fondness for mystery stories and their American Cousins will be satisfied. Reports of large stacks of Oscar Season by Mary McNamara on Charing Cross Road are coming in. Mary is the television critic for the Los Angeles Times and has covered the Oscars from the Kodak Theatre but Oscar Season is a fast-paced fiction of what happens when someone decides to kill for the golden boy.
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Oscar Season Now In Trade Paperback $14.00

The classic mystery novel and today’s paparazzi coincide in this engaging, insider’s look at Hollywood in the weeks leading up to the Academy Awards.

She is one of the very few reporters allowed to witness pre-telecast rehearsals and for years has covered Oscar night from the celebrity side of the red carpet and backstage during the show.

A recent recipient of an L.A. Press Club and American Association of Features Editors Awards for her industry coverage, she has interviewed innumerable stars and directors, and used her experience to craft this deliciously entertaining whodunit.

Wide audience: This novel will fascinate the many readers captivated by Hollywood and the celebrity lifestyle, while also appealing to mystery devotees and fans of smart, entertaining women’s fiction. It’s equal parts Jackie Collins, Michael Tolkin, and Sue Grafton.