Just wanted to share with you an awesome review we received from the Times Record News in Wichita Falls, Texas on our last book tour through the Panhandle. We’ve pasted the article here for your quick view. The actual web link is below the article. A huge thanks to Sharon Chance for taking the time to review “What She Knew.”
Monroe novel explores alternative conspiracy
Authors to sign book as Hastings
By Sharon Galligar Chance Special to the Times Record News
Friday, May 25, 2012
What if Marilyn Monroe really hadn’t died? What if she knew information that made her a target? What if her death was faked to save her life?
These questions are the basis for fiction novel “What She Knew,” by K.R. Hughes and T.L. Burns. The authors will sign copies of the book at from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Hastings.
While some believe Monroe didn’t commit suicide but was actually murdered on that fateful night in August 1962, the question remains, what was the reason for her demise?
Hughes and Burns explore the idea that she had to be killed because of threatening information she knew. Was it Hollywood or the studios? Her involvement with the Rat Pack? Mobsters? Her association with the Kennedy’s?
The story opens in 1962, when forces were at work in a plot to kill America’s sex goddess and keep her from divulging information she may have picked up during her relationship with President John F. Kennedy. While mobster Sam Giancana played nice with Frank Sinatra, Frank was being equally nice to Kennedy’s brother-in-law, Peter Lawford, to enter the political circles Monroe had access to.
In this alternative conspiracy story, Monroe does not die by suicide but is saved by Peter Lawford and Bobby Kennedy, who replace the real Monroe with a body double so the world thinks she is dead. Badly beaten and bruised, she struggles to come to grips with her near-death experience and the realization that everything she worked for is gone.
With the country mourning their favorite sex goddess, it is a race against time to see if Monroe can save a country and the president.
Hughes is a native Texan with a degree in English. She has written historical fiction novels under the pen name Kymber Lee. Her writing partner, T.L. Burns, is from California and researched the information for “What She Knew.” They reside in Atlanta.
Burns and Hughes are working on the sequel to “What She Knew,” called, “What She Knew Too — The Saga Continues.”
“What She Knew” has been optioned for film rights by Gator Creek Artists Entertainment, with plans to turn the story into a feature film.
Thanks for joining us today! Have a blessed one! K.R. and T.L.
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