When The Stars Come Out

When The Stars Come Out

Genres: LGBT Gay
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Guess Who's Coming Out? Noah Abraham is back in New York tending to his ailing father while dealing with his writer's block on a book about gay congressional staffers. What he needs is a break, and a night out with his stepmother, Tricia--the most down-to-earth Trophy Wife on Park Avenue--is just the thing, especially when she introduces Noah to the handsome Bart Gustafson. Bart is as charming, personable, and laid back as Noah is intense. He's also the personal assistant to former film and television star Quinn Scott. The macho stud has been living in exile for years since running away with one of his ex-wife's back-up dancers. . .a male back-up dancer. And just like that, Noah's writing block is cured. The Full, Shocking Story! Getting a sizzling, tell-all book out of Quinn won't be boring--or easy. The 72-year-old is profane, hard-drinking, and hard of hearing, but he's got plenty of dish on Hollywood, especially its very deep closets. He and his longtime lover are ready to talk. The only topics that are off-limits for Quinn are his son, heartthrob actor Quinn, Jr., and his marriage to 1960's wholesome screen queen, Kitty Randolph. The girl once known for her "sweetness" has spent the last forty years morphing from girl-next-door to scary, I'm-not-mad-at-you-I'm-mad-at-the-dirt Hollywood mogul. She owns that town, and she's not about to let her ex-husband spill secrets that will embarrass her and threaten the image she's built. And if Noah is in her scenery-chewing way, he better grow some claws. . .jungle red. Exclusive! Unbelievable! And Very, Very Hot. . . Now, in an outrageous La-La-Land of come-ons, coming outs, and tell-alls, where everyone's got something to hide and plenty to divulge, Noah and Bart are riding fame's heady, strange wave and trying not to get drowned in the process. It's going to take every bit of cunning they've got, because when the stars come out, someone's going to take a fall. . . The celebrated author of The Night We Met and Trust Fund Boys delivers a hilarious, wickedly witty novel about the secrets we keep, the lies we tell, and the love that can make us brave at last. Outstanding praise for Rob Byrnes and Trust Fund Boys "Tune in and turn those pages with this charming, well paced romance."-- Booklist "Just as he did in his first novel, The Night We Met, Byrnes brews a sexy, slippery, highly entertaining romance."-- Lavender Magazine And praise for The Night We Met "Clever . . . compulsively readable . . . The supporting cast is strong and the breezy dialogue exchanges are as authentic as they are hilarious. Byrnes adroitly combines a twist-filled plot, solid characterization, humor and steamy sex to create a nicely crafted, delightful debut that readers of any orientation will enjoy."-- Publishers Weekly "A crowd pleasing delight."-- Booklist "The Night We Met is a frantic, nonstop romp through a wild gay romance that few readers will be able to put down."-- In Step "A madcap, tightly plotted and captivating farce. Events take refreshingly unexpected twists and turns at every opportunity and leave the reader giddy with anticipation. It's a delightful read."-- Just Out

Release date: October 9, 2013

Publisher: Kensington Books

Print pages: 331

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