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The Great Pretenders The Daughter Of Hollywood Royalty, Roxanne Granville Is Used To Getting What She Wants Even If She Has To Break The Rules But After A Falling Out With Her Grandfather, A Powerful Movie Mogul, She Has To Face Life On Her Own For The First Time.Roxanne Forges A Career Unique For Women In The 1950s, Becoming An Agent For Hungry Young Screenwriters She Struggles To Be Taken Seriously By The Men Who Rule Hollywood And Who Often Assume That Sexual Favors Are Just A Part Of Doing Business When She Sells A Script By A Blacklisted Writer Under The Name Of A Willing Front Man, Exiled Writers Seek Her Help Roxanne Wades Into A World Murky With Duplicity And Deception, And She Can T Afford Any Risks.Then She Meets Terrence Dexter, A Compelling African American Journalist Unlike Anyone She S Ever Known Roxanne Again Breaks The Rules, And Is Quickly Swept Up In A Passionate Relationship With Very Real Dangers That Could Destroy Everything She S Carefully Built.Roxanne Granville Is A Woman Who Bravely Defies Convention She Won T Let Men Make All The Rules, And Won T Let Skin Color Determine Whom She Can Love The Great Pretenders Is A Riveting, Emotional Novel That Resonates In Today S World, And Reminds Us That Some Things Are Worth Fighting For.

About the Author: Laura Kalpakian

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10 thoughts on “The Great Pretenders

  1. says:

    3.75 stars Me I m fit for nothing You re a girl You just need to get married Don t be stupid Roxanne Granville is the darling heir of Empire Pictures.She s spent her life in the lap of luxury rubbing elbows with all the stars and starlets thanks to her grandparent s booming movie business.But with the death of her grandmother, and her grandfather marrying a woman half his

  2. says:

    an elegantly told exquisite tale of Old Hollywood and the girl who turned it on its head Laura Kalpakian stole my heart with this brilliant book Have you ever finished a Book and thought, I need and I need it now That was me with this book I was so invested in the story and these characters, I was seriously crushed when it was over Kalpakian completely transported me to 1950s Old Hollyw

  3. says:

    Roxanne Granville transforms from spoiled little rich girl and finds a way of her own The Great Pretenders is the story of Roxanne Granville, daughter and granddaughter of 1950s Hollywood royalty Roxanne has the world on a silver platter until she falls out with her grandfather Now she s paying her own bills Roxanne becomes an agent for screenwriters, something quite different for women of that

  4. says:

    If you love a strong female lead and an old Hollywood setting, The Great Pretenders is a must read book Set in the 1950s, the book tells the story of Roxanne Granville, granddaughter to a successful studio head and an agent to script writers But Roxanne s life is not as easy as it seems She falls in love with a black man frowned upon in the time and setting where she lives And she breaks a few

  5. says:

    Roxanne Granville was fortunate to be born into Hollywood Royalty as the granddaughter of a powerful studio mogul Her grandparents raised her and she spent her childhood mixing with film stars at the studio and in her home When Roxanne has a falling out with her grandfather, she decides that it is time to step out on her own She moves to a bungalow and uses her contacts to become an agent for writers.During

  6. says:

    There is so much history, so much content in The Great Pretenders that is truly enchanting and you can tell that the author spent a lot of time and effort into getting so many world events and Hollywood events right It really is like taking a step back in time and experiencing it all for yourself through a different perspective A time when everything and anything and everyone was judged, tried and prosecuted for th

  7. says:

    I love historical fiction set in old Hollywood and couldn t wait to read The Great Pretenders Roxanne Granville is Hollywood royalty and born with a silver spoon In 1950 s Hollywood, the red scare is snowballing and many are blacklisted Roxanne starts her own writers agency and soon finds herself making decisions that could be career ending Not to mention that she fa...

  8. says:

    Review to come

  9. says:

    Review to come In the meantime, keep this one on your radar

  10. says:

    The Great Pretenders is a tale of Old Hollywood, specifically 1950 s era This was a time of complexity and fear The Red Scare and being Blacklisted were relevant topics in this era Still, other things were not addressed adequately, including segregation and inequality among others This story is about a woman with great Hollywood connections who decides to become a Hollywood agent instead of a wife and mother Then, to add controversy to her l

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