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By James Cubby

South seashore famous person is a contemporary day Valley of the Dolls set in South seashore. lifestyles is nice for Jamie Kidd, a thirty-something author, until eventually he wakes up one morning to find that his lover has left city after cleansing out the checking account and leaving Jamie heartbroken, penniless, and slightly suicidal. Jamie makes the solely brilliant, or so he believes, choice to flee to South seashore the place he unearths luck and quasi-celebrity as a nightlife columnist for the SOUTH seashore superstar, a weekly tabloid that covers the modern South seashore scene and the stars that populate it. South seashore opens its fingers to Jamie, who, like an actor taking up a brand new function, throws himself into his excellent new way of life masking the infamous celebrity-studded occasion scene the place nightly he mingles with attractive shallow fashionistas, well-known versions, and filthy rich jet-setters. His coveted way of life mask an out-of-control roller-coaster journey of late-night events and photo-ops, fueled by way of a gentle habit to crystal meth. Like many ahead of him, Jamie loses keep an eye on and falls sufferer to his quick way of life.

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Let’s cross in for a cocktail so that you can clarify every thing. An apology will be a very good commence. ” in the end I’d been via, i used to be satisfied to determine Greg. It used to be just like the prodigal son had back domestic. I had punched him, kicked him, or even killed him in my brain many times yet had ultimately published all of it. I knew that I most likely may have performed an identical factor in Greg’s state of affairs. i eventually got here to the belief that it was once fairly my fault, for permitting myself to get entangled in a mystery courting. And if that wasn’t adequate, I did it back with Jeffrey and that ended even worse. i used to be frightened to speak to Greg and listen to approximately this journal task. “Gilbert, this can be my buddy Greg, who's additionally within the publishing enterprise. We used to interact in Virginia. How approximately becoming a member of us inside of for a cocktail? ” Gilbert, a closet-writer who claimed to be writing the following nice novel, continually loved networking, yet extra importantly Gilbert may get us cocktails instantly and free of charge. “South seashore is crazy,” screamed Greg, as we have been ushered in after Gilbert had ordered the protection men to carry the door. “I don’t know the way you could care for the entire craziness,” yelled Greg, attempting to be heard over the track as we made our technique to the bar. i may see the fear in Greg’s eyes yet he smiled each time he checked out me. Greg chatted up his task in ny and raved concerning the book. Gilbert used to be inspired and took a card earlier than he lower back to the screaming mob outdoor. With Gilbert long past, I bared my soul to Greg and advised him that I had fled Virginia presently after he had left. I had landed in South seashore yet used to be now uninterested with the entire scene and had hand over my activity that very day. “Looks like I arrived at simply the appropriate time,” additional Greg. “One of my jobs is hiring writers and now we have a place to fill. i really got here searching for you. You’re a troublesome guy to discover. contemplate your self employed. How lengthy will it take you to pack your issues? ” he requested. “You’re relocating to long island. ” He simply checked out me with a gentle smile. used to be this fairly occurring? “What? ” I stammered. “Are you critical? ” “Sorry,” Greg injected. “I didn’t even offer you an opportunity to assert convinced, yet you greater now not flip me down. I owe you and I’m going to make it as much as you for leaving like I did. i used to be simply facing loads and I’m relatively hoping you’ll forgive me. besides, contemplating your scenario, you can’t say no. You’ll slot in completely. i used to be hoping to run into you yet I by no means idea you’d be trying to find a task. this is often ideal. ” Greg checked out me smiling and waited for a reaction. “Wow, I can’t think this,” I spoke back, with an incredible smile. My first actual smile in an extended whereas, I’m certain. “I bet i'll depart once tomorrow,” I stated. stunned and elated on the activity provide, i used to be greater than dazed in any respect that had occurred. I’ve heard of knights in shining armor who come to avoid wasting the day. speak about arriving simply within the nick of time. My feelings have been flooding over and my head was once spinning. this day were relatively an afternoon. I had by surprise left my activity on the celebrity, I were threatened and robbed at gun aspect, and this night I were snubbed by means of my buddies as though I didn’t exist.

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