The Seduction of Moxie

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New York City, 1931: When wry Broadway actress Violet London and her hard-drinking cohorts venture into a speakeasy the night before she is to board a train for Hollywood, she is floored by sassy blond singer Moxie Valette. As Violet introduces Moxie to an assortment of bootleg liquor, cross-dressers, and sex shows, she vows to find a way to see her again. Moxie is fascinated by Violet in a thrilling and unfamiliar way, and the ensuing evening of bon mots, shameless flirtation, ...
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New York City, 1931: When wry Broadway actress Violet London and her hard-drinking cohorts venture into a speakeasy the night before she is to board a train for Hollywood, she is floored by sassy blond singer Moxie Valette. As Violet introduces Moxie to an assortment of bootleg liquor, cross-dressers, and sex shows, she vows to find a way to see her again. Moxie is fascinated by Violet in a thrilling and unfamiliar way, and the ensuing evening of bon mots, shameless flirtation, and illicit revelry is unlike anything she has ever experienced.

From Manhattan to Los Angeles, both women's lives are turned upside-down by separation, unscrupulous motion picture studio executives, self-serving agents, eccentric celebrities, and the collection of hedonistic reprobates that are their closest friends.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602821149
  • Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Pages: 275
  • Sales rank: 1,321,808
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Colette Moody has long been an avid bibliophile and fan of history (and swashbuckling). When she isn’t doing research or crafting scenes for her next romp of a novel, she can be found doing one or more of the following: trying to best her high score on Wii Tennis; sequestered in the kitchen eagerly trying to prove that everything DOES taste better with bacon; meticulously recreating classic cocktails from the 30s and 40s; or planning her next trip to Disneyland. While waiting to be generously (and inexplicably) remembered in some wealthy stranger’s will, she begrudgingly bides her time as a corporate lackey, working for the man. She lives in Southeastern Virginia with her beloved dog and her equally Wii-addicted partner.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    So funny!

    Humorous. I really enjoyed the wittiness throughout

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  • Posted September 28, 2011

    WONDERFUL!!!

    Just finished reading The Seduction of Moxie!! What a wonderful romp! As usual, quick, witty & fun dialogue. Several references to old-time movie stars. Can't wait to read future Collette Moody offerings!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2009

    Thoroughly Enjoyable

    The Seduction of Moxie was a fun read. Not only did it have great characters with hilarious dialogue, but the overall romance was well written. Fans of old movies will appreciate the Hollywood research and cameos, and fans of lesfic will appreciate the strong, non-formulaic leads.

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