Naked Came The Hoax…..A Brief History

“Naked Came the Stranger,” Penelope Ashe’s torrid novel of adultery and revenge, exploded onto the literary scene in the summer of 1969. Ashe, a “demure Long Island housewife,” regaled every television and radio show host who would listen to her with tales of how she brought the sultry page-turner to life. The literary establishment was scandalized, both by the explicit and pervasive sexual content and by the poor quality of the writing itself. The book-buying public didn’t care. “Naked” shot to the top of the bestseller lists, blazing through its initial run of hardcovers in a matter of weeks. Then … Continue reading Naked Came The Hoax…..A Brief History

Barbara Bourbon’s Biography….a sneak peek at Pamela

California born Barbara Bourbon spent the first sixteen years of her life on Indian reservations in the Pauma Valley north of San Diego. A graduate of Fallbrook High, the blonde beauty attended San Marcus Jr. College for one year and San Diego State one year as well as Palomar College for two years where she majored in drama. Ms. Bourbon then moved to Boston for three years where she was a member of the Boston Repertory Company. Her stage experience included the lead in nine plays from Boston to San Diego. They include dramatic offerings such as “Of Mice And … Continue reading Barbara Bourbon’s Biography….a sneak peek at Pamela