The Brink of Fame

Emily Weiss Mysteries (Volume 2)

Irene Fleming

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“The early days of American cinema come vividly to life in this delightful new series.” —Publishers Weekly on The Edge of Ruin
 
In 1913, Emily Daggett Weiss is left stranded and destitute. Film tycoon Carl Laemmle comes to her rescue with a job offer directing a film in Hollywood, provided she can track down and bring back Laemmle’s own missing star actor. . .

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When Emily Daggett Weiss boarded the Twentieth Century Limited in the spring of 1914, bound for a brief sojourn in the West, one or two old biddies gave her the hairy eye. Woman traveling alone. No better than she should be, as her mother used to say about young women of low moral standards. Worse than the biddies, a traveling salesman winked at her.
Her attire was sober and dignified, a charcoal traveling suit and pearl gray kid gloves, auburn hair tucked out of sight under a fairly quiet hat, lined in French crepe and sparingly trimmed with ostrich pom-poms.

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Irene Fleming is the author of The Edge of Ruin and she lives in Lambertville, New Jersey.

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The Brink of Fame
Irene Fleming

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
August 2011
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ISBN: 9781429972260
ISBN10: 1429972262
256 pages
$7.99
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