The Author Chat Show with Lynda D. Brown 08/10 by Lynda D Brown | Books Podcasts: Author Lee Wellings stops by the Author Chat Show to discuss his book, The Actor? A Thriller & Love Story at the Height of the Cold War.
About the book: A successful Broadway actor...George Toomey is a successful Broadway actor. His life is one of celebrity, leading ladies, and dinners at Sardis. At home, in his 12-room penthouse with a view, he has a beautiful wife and two daughters. is asked to spy for the CIA... One day in 1959, everything changes for George.
He is approached by the CIA to enter the U.S.S.R., during the Cold War, as an entertainer in a cultural exchange tour. The job is simple: handle messages and documents given to him and, of course, give a stellar performance that will make Russian audiences fall in love with him. About the author: Lee Welling is an experienced theatre professional with a wealth of experience behind the scenes of the Broadway theatre, which he brings to his debut novel, The Actor?, A Thriller and Love Story at the Height of the Cold War.