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  • Location: Los Angeles, Hollywood

The Disappearing Act

The Disappearing Act

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2000s:  In a city where dreams really do come true, how far would you go to make the unreal real?

  • Genre: Biography/memoirs

What you need to know before your trail

Mia Eliot has travelled from London to LA for pilot season. This is her big chance to make it as an actor in Hollywood, and she is ready to do whatever it takes. At an audition she meets Emily, and what starts as a simple favour takes a dark turn when Emily goes missing and Mia is the last person to see her.

Then a woman turns up, claiming to be Emily, but she is nothing like Mia remembers. Why would someone pretend to be Emily? Starting to question her own sanity, she goes on a desperate and dangerous search for answers, knowing something is very, very wrong.

In an industry where everything is about creating illusions, how do you know what is real? And how much would you risk to find out?

Travel Guide

Behind the celebrity curtain of Los Angeles and Hollywood

Is this the true side of Los Angeles? We see the iconic sign at the centre of it all, but that sign in itself is a sign of something else. IT looks out over the city of Angels but where there are angels , there are demons too….

This is a tour of the rich and famous city’s streets where we drive around the streets from one meeting to another, visiting Universal studios and the plush apartment where the central character lives. Someone takes the actual tour of the stars homes and this is in and around the Beverley Hills area.  This is also where the hotel from Pretty Woman is located.

This is the LA we all think we know, but this books shows you behind the scenes….

BookTrail Boarding Pass: The Disappearing Act

Destination/location:  Los Angeles, Hollywood  Author/guide:  Cartherine Steadman  Departure Time: 2000s

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