Book Reviews of Taboo

Author: Elizabeth Gage
ISBN-13: 9780671786410
ISBN-10: 0671786415
Publication Date: 4/1993
Pages: 465
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

4.4 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Pocket Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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From the dust jacket: "In the gilded age of Hollywood, stars shot out of the night into legend, luminous, larger-than-life...bright comets that blazed and fell to earth. (The author)...draws us into the glittering heart of darkness that was Hollywood in its heyday...into the secret lives of a woman whose incandescent beauty and talent ignited the most extraordinary career in the history of the screen, and the genius who soared with her to greatness on a passion that defied the fates...
KATE HAMILTON: armed with a hardboiled pride to match her sensual beauty, Kate was unfazed by Hollywood, protected by an invisible shield from its pervasive corruption; her air of mystery and feminine allure spelled unparalleled stardom on the silver screen. Her catlike walk, her golden body and sunstruck hair drove men mad. No one would ever know what she had done for love...because nothing would stop her from burying the sordid past...
JOSEPH KNIGHT: In three astonishing films he established himself as a Hollywood prodigy, the writer-director who made Kate his star-onscreen and off. With a killer instinct and tainted money he became Midas: oil-rich by twenty-one, a grand master in the art of manipulation, his penetrating black eyes and male magnetism made him a predator on passion's playground...until he met Kate, whose smouldering sensualtiy and fierce independence stole his heart. He vowed to keep her in the dark about the bodies he had left behind...
EVE SINCLAIR: the child superstar had become a cold-blooded bitch-goddess who carefully choreographed her climb to the top, determined to dominate Hollywood with a will as strong as her talent, and a body created for sin. Her brilliant blue eyes coolly assessed every signal of a man's desire...until Joseph Knight pierced her armor and paved the way for her fall..."
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A beauty armed with a hard-boiled pride, Kate was unfazed by the corruption of Hollywood. No one would ever know what she had done for love....because nothing would stop her from burying the sordid past...
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