Author Lynne Brightman Horn’s “The Glass Birds” Follows the Story of Diane Kramer Whose New Career Leads Her to Hollywood Where Tremendous Challenges Await

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A Woman’s Quiet Life Takes Dramatic Turns in Book’s Riveting Pages

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After her recent divorce, Diane Kramer finds a career that will help her start a new life. Soon enough, she finds her life filled with constant activity and excitement when she becomes personal assistant to a famous actress, Janit Gold, and is thrilled with the bond that develops between them. Little did she know that this heady opportunity will change her life forever. How? Readers can find out in the absorbing pages of author Lynne Brightman Horn’s The Glass Birds, where Diane plays a part in a story about Hollywood, glitter and movie stars.

Diane’s new career with Janit Gold allows her to enjoy her life and discover bigger opportunities—most significantly the Hollywood experience. The excitement and bustle however, come with serious challenges. In The Glass Birds, readers will follow her as she encounters a traumatic experience and faces the many trials in her new life—fighting for child custody, dealing with irresistible but egotistical boss and many more—and attempts to pursue a normal and happy life. After all, readers will discover how she learns the meaning of friendship, love and many other things in life.

Horn’s free-spirited characters, brilliant presentation of scenes and enticing backdrop just perfectly blend with her sensational storyline that is packed with lessons for everyone to learn. The Glass Birds promises to give readers a unique literary experience that will leave them amused, surprised and inspired.

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About the Author
The Writing Workshop at Long Beach City College in California enabled Lynne Brightman Horn to see her vision of completing her novel come true. Although this is her first novel, she has been involved with writing in one form or another for many years. She wrote, directed, and performed in a one-act play. She is also the author of two short stories. Horn received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from California State University at Long Beach and a secondary teaching credential. Her teaching career began with the Los Angeles Unified School District. While raising three children—Kim, Jeff and Paul—she continued as a substitute teacher. She also taught for the Conservation Corps of Long Beach and was their Education Coordinator. In addition to writing, Horn spends her free time gardening, studying early American history, and enjoying early American and country decorating.

The Glass Birds * by Lynne Brightman Horn
A Story of Hollywood and Friendship
Publication Date: February 14, 2012
Trade Paperback; $18.69; 228 pages; 978-1-4134-3183-4
Trade Hardback; $28.79; 228 pages; 978-1-4134-3184-1
Ebook; $9.99; 978-1-4771-6221-7

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