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American Blonde
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A fearless and spirited pilot conquers Hollywood. Now can she survive movie stardom?

In 1945 Velva Jean Hart is a bona fide war heroine. After a newsreel film of her triumphant return to America, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer promises to make her a star. They give her a new life story and a brand-new name. As "Kit Rogers," she navigates the movie sets, recording sessions, parties, staged romances, and occasional backstabbing that accompany her newfound fame. She also navigates real-life romance, finding herself caught between a charismatic young writer and a sexy and enigmatic musician from her past. But when one of her best friends dies mysteriously and the most powerful studio in the world launches a cover-up, Velva Jean goes in search of the truth—risking her own life, as well as her heart, in the process.

Set during Hollywood's golden age and peopled with a cast of unforgettable characters, American Blonde will mesmerize readers of The Chaperone as well as fans of the Velva Jean series.

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07/29/2014
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Jennifer Niven. (2014). American Blonde. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

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Jennifer Niven. 2014. American Blonde. Blackstone Publishing.

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Jennifer Niven, American Blonde. Blackstone Publishing, 2014.

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Jennifer Niven. American Blonde. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 2014.

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