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Brighton Publishing signs acclaimed novelist Jackie Ullerich for “The Bride Stands Alone”
Jackie Ullerich, through her literary agency, signs second book deal with Brighton Publishing LLC; anticipated new novel filled with love and treachery as a husband disappears on his honeymoon.
At a posh Victorian home in San Francisco’s exclusive Pacific Heights, aspiring actress Kelly Myers attends a political fundraiser. There, she meets powerful construction executive Larry Townsend. They date, fall in love, and soon make plans to marry—with the perfect honeymoon in Acapulco.
The wedding hasn’t even finished before trouble arrives. Larry is being followed and just eight days later, he disappears while scuba diving. Kathy’
But when Kathy returns home to Los Angeles and finds her apartment and Larry’s house have been broken into and demolished, it’s clear nothing is what it seems. Nothing, including Larry’s disappearance and presumed death, is an accident. And this is only the beginning.
From San Francisco and Los Angeles all the way to Istanbul and Ankara, Jackie Ullerich weaves an immensely entertaining, tightly-woven tale of deception and greed.
“Jackie Ullerich is a marvelous author whose fans have been clamoring for a new book since they put down her last,” said Kathie McGuire, director of Brighton Publishing LLC. “With ‘The Bride Stands Alone’ Ullerich has perfected her craft and blends an exceptional story with sharp dialogue, keen humor, wonderful characters and an ending you won’t soon forget.”
Although the terms of her multiple book deal were not disclosed, her agent reported the negotiated terms as very favorable with handsome numbers.
Jackie Ullerich is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles with a degree in Theater Arts and English. Having also earned teaching credential, Ullerich is a high school English and drama teacher, and has since become a Master Teacher in her field. This is her second novel.
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