malibu Author:pat booth In the scorching tradition of her best-sellers Palm Beach, The Sister, and Beverly Hills, Pat Booth's Malibu is a white-hot story of romance, revenge, and obsession, movie-making and lovemaking, set in the country's wildest-and wealthiest-beach community, where movie stars are everyday people and mega-deals their way of life. — Leaving the dark c... more »onfines of downtown Manhattan, gorgeous, blond photographer Pat Parker sets her sights on the gold coast of Malibu to study under legendary photographer and environmental activist Ben Alabama and one day realize her ambition to direct files. Talent soon leads her to a job with New Clebrity, America's hippest new magazine. Passion leads her straight into the arms of the sultry Tony Valentino, a willful young star who's the heir to Marlon Brando and James Dean. The heat from their roller coaster love affair sets the pages on fire, but as Pat and Tony battle for happiness, storm clouds are gathering.
The billionaire owner of New Celebrity, international mogul Richard Latham, has evil dreams and designs on the Malibu coastline. Heedless of the environmental peril, he schemes to build a movie studio in Malibu, and he will let nothing-and no one-stop him. Trouble also comes in the shape of magazine editor Emma Guinness, whose consuming envy fuels murderous schemes to destroy those with the beauty and style she lacks. Tony's rejection is a scar that won't heal-and Emma's out for blood.
The forces of good and evil go head to head on the set of Pat's first movie, where her love and livelihood are put on the line in a showdown destined to send shockwaves rippling through Hollywood.
In hot tubs and on yachts, in mansions and on movie sets, the fast-paced action of this sexy, savvy novel tells it like it really is this sexy, savvy novel tells it like it really is in the fabulously exclusive retreats of California's superrich. Malibu is Pat Booth's richest and most sophisticated novel yet.
Pat Booth is the author of the best-selling movels Palm Beach, The Sister, and Beverly Hills. A former high-fashon model in London, she is also a respected photojournalist with three one-woman shows to her credit. She has published three books on photography: Making Faces, Self-Portrait, and Master Photographers. Pat is married to phychiatrist Dr. Garth Wood and they live with their two children in Palm Beach, London, and New York.« less