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Blind Item Audiobook

Blind Item

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Publisher's Summary

No one knows her name, but now everyone wants to.

As an assistant publicist in Hollywood, Nicola spends her days (and nights) sweeping up the scandals of singers, movie stars, and TV actors. Fresh from Ohio, she's rapidly discovering the real Hollywood is rotten under its glittering skin. Everyone is a hustler with a hard bottom line and a soap opera sob story.

When she breaks her own rules and starts dating a movie star, the Los Angeles scene starts to spill into her own life. As the paparazzi begin the hunt for sexy star Seamus O'Riordan's new mystery girl, Nicola's best friend, Billy, has her back while he prowls parties for the latest scoop to sell to the tabloids. Her roommate, Kara, keeps tabs on things, too - in between befriending a former child star and transforming herself from stylist to reality TV sensation.

As the scandals pile up behind them, their pasts will be exposed...and every secret can be sold.

Written by two Hollywood insiders, Kevin Dickson and Jack Ketsoyan, Blind Item's jaw-dropping scandals are real, but the names are not. And they'll never tell.

©2017 Kevin Dickson and Jack Ketsoyan (P)2017 Macmillan Audio

What the Critics Say

"This book is as outrageous as any true life tabloid scandal - and is a must read!" (Jenny McCarthy, talk show host, actress, and New York Times best-selling author of Belly Laughs)

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    Cristina 06-14-17
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    "Perfect book for summer fun listening!"

    The story follows a young woman as she peeks behind the Hollywood curtain and learns how the game is played. It has all the sheen, grime and sex of a tell-all Hollywood love story with some thinly veiled real life celebrity inspiration. My favorite parts are all of the supporting characters. The world of this book is detailed and surprising. The writing and performance for Gaynor, the high power take no prisoners publicist is so much fun! Highly recommend this book with one caveat, there is a bit of vocal fry throughout, although it is not gratuitous and very character appropriate.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Jenn Pratt 06-14-17
    Jenn Pratt 06-14-17
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    "Super Fun!!"

    Made my commute much more scandalous than normal! Nicola is endearing. Great fun to hear about the machine behind Hollywood!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Rachael D. 07-06-17
    Rachael D. 07-06-17
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    "ehhh"

    slow beyond belief in the beginning. not e
    believable enough to be real and not fantasy enough to be a get-a-way. just so so.

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    07-05-17
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    Perhaps it is unfair to write a review when I only managed to listen to the first 6 chapters..... I kept hoping that the writing would improve! Sadly I think it is shameful that TWO writers have so little vocabulary between them that they have to resort to the continual use of the word "fuck" as an adjective - serving no real purpose at all....

    Thank you Audible.com for your return policy! I was hoping for something fun and light but definitely not this kind of novel!

    For me it is back to the beautiful writing of Ruth Ozeki, Elena Ferrante, Patrick Flannery, Ann Patchett, even Julian Fellowes, Liane Moriarty, Scott Turow , Joanna Trollope, Belinda Bauer, Kate Morton, Barbara Vine but NEVER anything like this again.....

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