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American Blonde

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American Blonde by Jennifer Niven
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Jul 30, 2014 | ISBN 9780452298217

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Praise for Jennifer Niven and Her Novels

“A stunning talent. Like Elmore Leonard, [Niven]’s such a sneaky good writer that you might not notice what she’s up to. On one level, American Blonde is a crackling thriller that will keep you up all night until the pieces of the plot come together. At the same time, it’s an elegantly written, impressively researched novel that makes idealism, heroism, and a romantic era come to life. Either way, it’s a total knockout.”—Jonathan Eig, New York Times bestselling author of Get Capone, Luckiest Man, and Opening Day

“Fans will relish this latest installment in the adventures of Velva Jean.”— Booklist

“Utterly enthralling from the first page to the last, thanks to the magic of Jennifer Niven’s lovely writing, and the riveting drama of her character’s quest for her dreams and for herself.”— Rosemary Harris, Tony-and-Emmy Award-winning actress

“Captures perfectly the artificiality of Hollywood and the iron grip of the studio system in the 1940s.”Historical Novel Society

“Every moment sparkles with wit, excitement, and historical accuracy.”—North Valley Magazine

“Wonderfully constructed, with an amazingly shocking end showing the story to be a great thriller as well as a work of romance and historical fiction. Highly recommended.”—Crystal Book Review

“A spunky, modern heroine with a knock-out voice.”—Reading Lark

“Mixes golden age drama with a touch of noir mystery.”—ARe Café

“It’s an exciting book that paints a vivid picture of the movie industry of the time…Velva Jean is a brave, smart and loyal woman.”—Bookworm is my Totem

“If you’re a fan of Hollywood’s Golden Age there’s plenty for you here [with a] murder mystery . . . good enough to hold your interest even if you’re not fascinated by the machinations of the studio system.”—Verity Reads Books

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