Some Other Hollywood Hot Messes



America’s fascination with Hollywood gossip is hotter than ever. In my debut novel, Hollywood Hot Mess, the tabloids have all but ruined former child star Carly Klein. Most of the stories are lies. The truth hiding in her past is far worse.

Who doesn’t love celebrity gossip? To whet your appetite for the scandals you’ll find in my new releases, I’m counting down my favorite Hollywood hot messes.

You Want Fries with That?

Who could forget a certain silver fox laid out on the floor, making sweet, shirtless love to a double cheeseburger?  He was guarding that thing with his life! It was cell phone cinematic (and PR) genius. People were so obsessed with his drunken munchies that he trended on Twitter. Raise your hand if you’ve ever said, “I’m too drunk to eat that cheeseburger.” I didn’t think so.

It’s Raining Divas

She looked like Jon Snow fending off a white walker army that time a certain naughty Catholic schoolgirl battled an SUV with an umbrella. Maybe it was in her way. Maybe she was pissed about gas prices. Or maybe it was singing her breakout single and she felt obligated to indulge it…

What the Fire Crotch?

This moment of tabloid infamy started my love affair with Urban Dictionary.  That time a handful of reality star WASPs stumbled from an LA club and started explicitly describing a former child star’s…ummm…lady bits. How do they know, you ask? Some starlets cannot exit a vehicle without flashing a money shot.

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

This beautiful starlet ended her highly publicized relationship with a big ole “It’s not you, it’s me” when she made out with a married man for the whole world to see. There was pandemonium in the streets. Everyone involved went into hiding. And tabloid publishers lost their Ever. Living. Minds. How awful to have your breakup broadcast on the nightly news. Ahh, young love. *sigh*

Sorry, Not Sorry

Pop princes can be a hot mess, too. Like that time a certain baby-faced crooner loved himself enough to think he did restaurant workers a favor by taking a leak in their yellow mop bucket. He didn’t even say he was sorry. Nothing says “I’m heading for a major crash and burn” quite like assuming your urine is a literal golden shower.

lgcover.9781460397466HOLLYWOOD HOT MESS by Evie Claire

Hollywood Hot Mess, book one

Hollywood’s hottest mess gets a shot at redemption—and a chance to star alongside Tinseltown’s most sought-after silver fox. But when their on-screen acting becomes a scorching-hot, forbidden offscreen romance, she discovers he’s hiding a dark secret behind his carefully crafted public image.

All the dirty details of former child star Carly Klein’s fall from Hollywood grace were tabloid news…and they only knew about half of it. But now she’s sober and grasping at the last chance to revive her flatlined career.

Devon Hayes is Hollywood royalty. Branded the sexiest man alive, granted his first shot at producing, he’s living a life most only dream of. But his offscreen reality is more like a nightmare and makes the twisted tales in his movie plots look tame.

When Carly and Devon are cast opposite each other, Carly is pretty sure Devon is an asshole. Devon is certain Carly is a spoiled brat. But with chemistry that would make a nun lust like a schoolgirl, these two are DTF. Classic.

As their broken parts begin to pull them together, on-screen love turns…could it be? Into the real thing. Faced with the prying paparazzi, vindictive agents and career-ending secrets, Devon and Carly have already sacrificed their souls for fame. Living a lie in public is a small price to pay for ecstasy in private…for now.

lgcover.9781460397473TOTAL TRAINWRECK by Evie Claire

Hollywood Hot Mess, book two

In a town where every illusion comes with a price, a girl can have love or fame. Carly Klein wants both. The A-list drama continues in this compulsively readable follow-up to Evie Claire’s Hollywood Hot Mess

Hurricane Carly hits the big leagues and her offscreen drama hits DEFCON-level F*ck

From tabloid trainwreck child star to award-nominated starlet, Carly Klein wants it all. And being silver fox Devon Hayes’s f*ck buddy isn’t cutting it anymore. The gloves are off as she comes out swinging for the man she loves.

Devon Hayes, aka the sexiest man alive, is the toast of Tinseltown as half of a Hollywood power couple HeaVon—but he doesn’t want to be. Yet his A-list showmance lover will stop at nothing to keep their marital sham alive. So when Carly and Devon’s scorching connection off set threatens his soon-to-be ex’s dynasty, a sh*tstorm of trouble is unleashed.

But pussing out isn’t in Carly’s DNA. Through sex tapes, murder and epic Hollywood takedowns, Carly and Devon will be together and HeaVon will burn in Hollywood Hell…

Part Two of Two

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Evie Claire lives in Athens, GA with her husband and two daughters. After graduating from the University of Georgia she worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative before becoming a writer.  An avid equestrian, devoted wino, coffee snob and occasional runner, Evie is in a monogamous relationship with her favorite yoga pants.


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