Fiction Addiction

1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5
Greenville, SC 29607
Fiction Addiction storefront


Store Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10am-5:30pm
Sat: 10am-4pm

www.fiction-addiction.comJuly 18, 2016


Jill Hendrix
Fiction Addiction

Book Talk & Signing with Clemson, SC, Author Kelly Durham at Fiction Addiction

Clemson, SC, author Kelly Durham has captured Old Hollywood in his entertaining new novel, The Movie Star and Me (paperback, $15.99, on sale 8/9/16), and exposes readers to the history of the movie business in this historical fiction tour de force. Movie magic, labor strikes, HUAC committee hearings, and the business of show business are revealed as a colorful cast of characters fight for their self-interests -- with surprising results. You can meet the author at a book talk and signing on Saturday, August 27th, at Noon at Fiction Addiction.

This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP to Fiction Addiction. Books may be purchased online, at the store, or by calling Fiction Addiction at 864-675-0540.

The Movie Star and Me follows Frank Russell, a young veteran just returned from the Pacific War. On the ship home from Okinawa, Frank discovers several cans of newsreel film in his duffel bag. Once he lands in the States, Frank returns the film to its owner, Pacific Pictures in Hollywood. Over the course of a couple of visits to the studio, Frank impresses its owner Abe Baum, who offers Frank a job. Frank continues to impress and is quickly promoted, earning the attention of Vera Vance, an up-and-coming starlet. Under Frank's tutelage, the ambitious Vera becomes the studio's top box office attraction. But there are secrets at Pacific Pictures that threaten futures, and Frank gets caught up in a high-stakes battle where people aren't always what they seem to be.

About the author:
Kelly Durham lives in Clemson, SC, with his wife Yvonne, their daughter Mary Kate, Addison, and Callie, and their dog, George Marshall. A graduate of Clemson University, Kelly served four years in the US Army with assignments in Arizona and Germany before returning to Clemson and entering private business. Kelly is the author of The War Widow, Berlin Calling, Wade's War, and The Reluctant Copilot. The Movie Star and Me is his latest novel, and the first in the Frank Russell Pacific Pictures series.

If you cannot make the event, you can reserve a personalized copy of the author's book by contacting Fiction Addiction in advance at 864-675-0540 or at

Fiction Addiction is a local, woman-owned, independent bookstore established in 2001. The store carries a mixture of new and used fiction and nonfiction, including children's books, as well as gift items. We are located at 1175 Woods Crossing Road (in the shopping center with Fried Green Tomatoes, Jimmy John's, and Boardwalk). For more information, visit our website at or call us at 864-675-0540.

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