It’s In His Kiss by Vickie Lester: a book review

This knocked my socks off — thank you, Morgan! I added part of your piece as the “Editorial Review” on Amazon and it should appear in 3-5 days. Fabulous!!!

The First Gates

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Death is a sidewinder. It strikes from a place concealed and unthinkable, triggering a reality completely unexpected. – Vickie Lester

Anne Brown, a New York teacher and author of literary novels is on her way to Palm Springs in the middle of winter. Movie studio bigwigs are flying her out to renew the option on her first novel, a decade out of print. Why do the rich and beautiful people welcome her with open arms? Is it because she’s the out of wedlock daughter of a retired movie mogul?

No, it’s a bit more sinister than that, Cliff, the most beautiful person there, tells Anne. An acting agent, he fills her in and offers to help her navigate the proverbial shark infested waters. And draws her into a whirlwind affair that is hardly the norm for Anne, a confirmed bachelorette, who thinks of herself as the girl that guys just…

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2 comments

  1. George Kaplan

    Such a superlatively good review. Balanced, acute, observant and perspicacious; it really gets to the heart of the novel in succinct and compelling fashion. Excellent!

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