THE SCENE STEALER by Renee Harless
Release Date: September 26th
Cover Designer: Porcelain Paper Designs
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Scene Stealer (noun) (scene-steal•er | \ ˈsēn-ˌstē-lər): an actor who attracts attention when another is intended to be the center of attention.
The glow of fame only casts shadows. The name Devyn Dane was once lit up amongst the stars. Everyone worshiped me. But now, I’m on the edge of darkness. No one warned me about the fall. My crash was lethal. These days I’m nothing more than a forgotten child-star with a tainted reputation.
Redemption is what I need. When a chance is handed to me, I vow not to blow it—I can’t. This could launch me back to stardom. But nothing is given freely in Hollywood. Everything comes with a price. This time, mine is a bombshell waitress battling insecurities deep enough to rival even my own.
The resilient Larsen is a mystery I can’t wait to unravel. Her brokenness makes me feel not so alone. But together, we are a complete mess that should never work. I know it, Hollywood knows it, and someone is Hell-bent on making sure we don’t beat the odds.
I truly believed she was my ally. An added boost on my rise back to fame. But the shine of Hollywood masks many things. She broke my focus, pulling me away from the most important goal.
That’s the thing with a scene stealer – you never see them coming.
About the Author:
Renee Harless is a romance writer with an affinity for wine and a passion for telling a good story.
Renee Harless, her husband, and children live in Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She studied Communication, specifically Public Relations, at Radford University.
Growing up, Renee always found a way to pursue her creativity. It began by watching endless runs of White Christmas- yes even in the summer – and learning every word and dance from the movie. She could still sing “Sister Sister” if requested. In high school she joined the show choir and a community theatre group, The Troubadours. After marrying the man of her dreams and moving from her hometown she sought out a different artistic outlet – writing.
To sa that Renee is a romance addict would be an understatement. When she isn’t chasing her toddler or preschooler around the house, working her day job, or writing, she jumps head first into a romance novel.
Devyn was a successful child actor with a bright future until those he ended up being a commodity to those he thought he could trust. It started a downward spiral which left him with addiction problems and no career. He has turned his life around and is about to receive a second chance but when the past starts to close in, he decides to take a break and the car trouble he experiences turns out to the best thing to ever happen to him.
Larsen is a waitress in her uncle’s diner and is attending college. Her past has caused her to be shy and introverted but there is something about Devyn that draws her to him even if he is only in town for a short time and their lifestyles couldn’t have been more different.
Devyn and Larsen are two parts that make a whole and the differences between them create a perfect balance but as others try to tear them apart will they be able to overcome and realize that they are stronger together?
This is a sweet and sexy story about two people who are struggling in life for very different reasons but in each other find happiness and where they are meant to be.