“This is a book of joy, loss, rejection, as well as fear and happiness. The author weaves a complicated web of intrigue, passion, and profound loss, which I found captivating. Definitely a must-read.” – Patricia Day for Readers’ Favorite
A fairy tale of Hollywood glamour that shows that even the most blessed lives may not have the happily-ever-after that we would expect, Laura English follows the life and loves of a young British actress who rises to fame and yet struggles to find what she actually needs. By turns heart-warming and heart-wrenching, funny and tragic, this first novel by Lynn Arias Bornstein takes you on a journey around the world and into the deepest recesses of the human heart.
Driven by a Dream…
Chance brings producer/director Sir James Paxton to the Bournemouth Players, where the performance of an unknown actress fires his imagination and launches her on a dizzying journey from provincial theater to the post-war London sound stages of Briarwood Studios, the glitter of Hollywood — and beyond.
London. Acapulco. Cairo. Hollywood.
Enter the world of superstar Laura English and meet the people who populate her magic circle: unforgettable first love John Keith, whose secret life finally catches up with him. Adoring husband and best friend David Landau, who knows he will always take second place in Laura’s heart. And Robin, the child she cannot love.