Caught on Camera
(Hollywood in Muskoka, #1)
Publication date: September 9th 2016
Genres: Comedy, New Adult, Romance
To achieve her dream of working on Hollywood film sets, star struck chambermaid Rachel Lehmann needs $35,000 for film school tuition by the end of the summer. When she’s asked to fill in for a missing bridesmaid at a movie star’s wedding, it’s her big chance to take candid photos of celebrities and sell them to the entertainment media. Then groomsman Mickey McNichol, agent to the stars, sweeps her off her feet.Mickey’s bitter experience is that everyone in show business fakes emotions. When he falls for the stand-in bridesmaid, he thinks he’s finally met a beautiful woman he can trust. But if Rachel betrays his friends’ privacy, Mickey will ensure she never works in Hollywood.
A light romantic read with just the right amount of humor!Perfect to kick back and relax with on a weekend!
Rachel works as a chambermaid at Sterling Inn Muskoka and she desperately needs a lot of money to attend film school if she is to achieve her dream of working in Hollywood.
Luck turns out to be on her side when the bride (of A-list actor Halden Armstrong-)Catherine "Candy" Kane finds out that she is short of a bridesmaid in her bridal party, as one of the bridesmaids isn't allowed in Canada as she has a conviction for driving under influence.As they scramble to find a perfect bridesmaid at the last minute, they come across Rachel who fits their requirements.Rachel is hired to be the bridesmaid and will pose as the bride's "cousin".
Rachel has a quick way to earn cash as the wedding will have lots of Hollywood guests.All she has to do is click a few pictures and sell them.But will she able to betray new friendships,relationships and her conscience to secure her future?
Mickey is Halden's groomsman and agent to the stars.He's been burned before and believes that almost everybody in the showbiz is fake.When he meets Rachel, she seems like a breath of fresh air and as they grow closer he begins to wonder whether he has finally met a woman who is real and one he can trust.But, what will happen when he finds out that Rachel might be planning to betray them?Will she go through with it?And will Mickey trust her even thought she might not be at fault?
Read on to find out!
I loved the mix of romance,humor and play on relationships in this novel!Rachel and Mickey were developed characters and the chemistry between them was well done.I loved how Rachel battled with her conscience and made the right decision in the end.Mickey was a little too distrusting at times, but one can't really blame him.The secondary characters also added to the plot and development.Another wonderful addition was Candy's maltese-Moppete.lol!So adorable!
The epilogue and ending was super sweet and perfect!
Can't wait to read more books in this series!!
Madelle completed four novels before Ellora’s Cave Publishing Inc. contracted to publish her debut romantic suspense, Diamond Lust—republished as Diamond Hunter—and a sexy, short free read, The Next Big Thing, in 2010.When Madelle realized her author voice is more suited to light, humorous contemporary romance, she went waaaay back to her teen years for the Hollywood in Muskoka series setting. Madelle, her sisters, and assorted pets enjoyed idyllic summers at a lake in the District of Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, named by National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of their top 20 Best of the World Must-see Places.The Muskoka lakes’ forested shorelines are dotted with palatial properties owned by wealthy families and Hollywood celebrities. At sixteen, being neither rich nor famous, Madelle worked briefly as a chambermaid at the now-closed Delawana Inn, a local resort.Madelle is retired from an engineering career in the federal public service and lives in Ottawa, Canada’s capital, with her husband. She tries to keep fit with cycling, Pilates, and yoga, and dreams of owning a waterfront cottage. Or at least a pool.She tweets and posts on Facebook and Goodreads about Hollywood, filmmaking, Muskoka, and, of course, writing. She blogs the second Tuesday of the month at romancingthegenres.blogspot.com and occasionally on her own website.
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