Hollywood Lies

Hollywood Lies
Author: N.K. Smith
Language English
Pages: 186
ISBN10: 1612131816
Genre: Romance
Goodreads Rating: 3.30
ISBN13: 9781612131818
Published: June 20th 2013 by The Writer's Coffee Shop

In a world where make believe is a multibillion dollar industry, it’s hard to know where the fantasy ends and real life begins.

When Collette Stroud, an influential Hollywood actor and director, takes a chance on two young actors for her romantic teen movie, three lives converge in a complicated web of publicity, passion, lust, and lies. The web is cast when Stroud, a woman with a few skeletons in her closet, hires two young artists in her low-budget film. She handpicks Liliana Addison and Devon Maddox to be Hollywood’s next big stars. Former child star Liliana has had limited success with her previous roles but hopes to take the world by storm under Collette’s tutelage. While Devon is an out of work actor, he never stops dreaming about making it big. The director’s interest in him assures Devon his dreams are about to become reality. Sparks between Collette and Devon set their lives ablaze, but the studio has other plans. Executives concoct a fictitious romance in order to drive box office sales and launch careers between Devon and Liliana. When the studio offers to make the young actors into bona fide stars, will the price be too high to pay, or will the deal be too sweet to pass up? Can the trio handle the pressure of a hidden romance coupled with a phony public relationship? Will love be enough to conquer the promise of fame, fortune, and a lasting legacy, or will it be an easy sacrifice? All three will tread the thin line of Hollywood Lies and genuine passion on the most important red carpet walk of their lives.