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The Garden of Allah Hotel on Sunset Boulevard — Hollywood’s most infamous hotel during Hollywood’s most famous era.

1950s Hollywood saw the beginning of the end of everything: the Eisenhower Years and everything it represented, the restrictive Production Code, Hollywood’s golden-era studio system...and the Garden of Allah Hotel. The times they were a-changing and Hollywood's denizens needed to change with them or be left behind.

Book Seven: "Tinseltown Confidential"
As America embraces the 1950s, television is poaching Hollywood’s turf and Joseph McCarthy forces exiled screenwriter Marcus Adler fights to finally clear his name. Hollywood reporter Kathryn Massey knows a secret that might take down a charismatic figure out to intimidate the film industry. When “Confidential” magazine arrives, Gwendolyn Brick figures she’s got nothing to hide - until she does.

Book Eight: "City of Myths"
Losing herself one headline at a time has dumped Kathryn Massey at the bargaining table with the man she trusts the least. Now that Gwendolyn Brick is a costumer at 20th Century-Fox, she finds that her friendship with Marilyn Monroe puts her into the crosshairs of Darryl Zanuck. Exiled in Rome but under the spell of romance, Marcus Adler must learn to say goodbye in order to give love a chance.

Book Nine: “Closing Credits"
When a mysterious list starts circulating, columnist Kathryn Massey finds her life under a public magnifying glass. Beset by writer’s block, screenwriter Marcus Adler finds an abandoned box in the basement of the Garden of Allah. Its contents could rejuvenate his career but cost him his reputation. Gwendolyn Brick stumbles into a blossoming television industry. Although conflicted by new opportunities, she teams up with Lucille Ball to join the rapid march of progress.

Fiction & Literature
October 24
Martin Turnbull

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