The Disappearing Act
Once a year, actors from across the globe descend on the smog and sunshine of Los Angeles for pilot season. Ever ...more
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Mia Eliot is a British actress who learns her boyfriend of six years, George, has recently moved out without telling her and she is devastated. She decides soon after this to try her luck acting in LA and that's when everything falls apart.
One day while waiting for an audition, Mia meets Emily. Emily asks Mia for a favor to add money to her parking meter. When she goes back to find Emily and give her back her keys and wallet, Emily has disappeared. Where ha ...more
Before starting this book I didn’t realize that Catherine Steadman is an actress as well as an author, which certainly gives her good perspective for The Disappearing Act! Color me impressed, because Something in the Water and Mr. Nobody were both amazing, and had nothing to do with acting.
The Disappearing Act was a very quick read for me. I was drawn in by descriptions of Mia’s high-flying lifestyle, and kept interested by the my ...more
An insider's glimpse of Hollywood life where the drive to succeed could lead you to do things you might never have imagined just to make it. With a narrative that carries you forward to see what will happen next, and a main character that you can't help but root for, Steadman has written a quintessential Hollywood novel with a twist.
Recommended for fans of Gone Girl but less dark. ...more
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