Finding Sylvia is a gripping, suspenseful mystery that will have readers turning the pages nonstop. I was captivated from the very beginning of the story, a tale of passion, love, and one man’s quest for the truth about the woman he can’t get over. Alan Shayne has written an unforgettable novel.”
Readers’ Favorite *****
A movie producer searches obsessively for a titled British woman who has mysteriously disappeared. The search will take him from a small New England town to Hollywood, New York, London, Israel, Spain and Marrakech. Along the way he will be confounded by the many answers to “Who Is Sylvia?”
Alan Shayne was the President of Warner Brothers Television for many years, shepherding hit shows such as Alice, Night Court, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Wonder Woman, Growing Pains etc. He began his career as an actor on Broadway and became a well-known casting director of TV and films such as “All The President’s Men.” He produced TV specials and after leaving Warners, was nominated for an Emmy for producing the mini series “The Bourne Identity” with Richard Chamberlain. Alan now lives in Connecticut and Palm Beach and writes. The book he wrote with his partner Norman Sunshine, “Double Life” A Love Story, was very well received and still sells on Amazon after six years. It is being translated and published in Estonia in the fall of 2017. Alan also wrote the children’s book “The Minstrel Tree” which was reprinted in Good Housekeeping.
There is a book signing on October 14th at The Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington Connecticut.