The first enhanced e-book of its kind, “Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments” by New York Times bestselling author and soap opera insider Alina Adams, features actor interviews, insider information, fans and fan favorites looking back on 45 of the most memorable moments in daytime television history, as well as links to view the selected scenes, and to the star-studded contributors’ personal sites, so that readers may interact with them personally. (An Internet connection is required and availability will vary depending on your viewing device).
“Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments,” includes interviews with: “All My Children’s” Eden Riegel on her character Bianca coming out as a lesbian to her mother, Erica Kane; “Another World’s” Emmy Award-winning actress Linda Dano on her character Felicia’s alcohol intervention; “Dark Shadow’s” Kathryn Leigh Scott on Barnabas bringing Josette back from the dead; “One Life to Live’s” headwriter Michael Malone on Marty’s gang rape; “General Hospital’s” headwriter Thom Racina on scripting Luke and Laura’s wedding; “Generations” creator Sally Sussman Morina on the show’s groundbreaking racial housing discrimination story; and dozens of other stars, writers, insiders and stories from “The Young and the Restless,” “As The World Turns,” “Days of Our Lives,” “Guiding Light”, “Passions,” “Texas,”“The Bold and the Beautiful,” and “The Doctors” to name a few.
“Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments” may be experienced via a tablet, iPad, cell-phone, lap-top or desk-top computer. All of the text may be read on the Kindle or Nook devices.
About the author:
Alina Adams was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to the U.S. at age seven, where she learned English by watching American soap operas. As creative content producer and director of online serials at Procter & Gamble Productions, she wrote “As The World Turns” book tie-ins, “Oakdale Confidential” (New York Times’ bestseller) and “The Man From Oakdale” (2010 SCRIBE Award); the “Guiding Light” tie-in “Jonathan’s Story” (New York Times’ bestseller); and pioneered the concept of online continuations of a soap opera with www.AnotherWorldToday.com and Mindy’s Twitter. Other books include figure skating mysteries (“Murder on Ice,” “On Thin Ice,” “Axel of Evil,” “Death Drop,” “Skate Crime”) for Berkley Prime Crime publishing; and the Avon and Dell romance novels “When a Man Loves a Woman,” “Annie’s Wild Ride,” “The Fictitious Marquis”, and “Thieves at Heart.” Adams was a writer for E!’s “Pure Soap,” and at ABC Television for the transition of the soap opera “Loving” when it was reincarnated as “The City.” She also was a researcher for the Daytime Emmy Awards for ten years. She founded Alina Adams Media in 2011 to help published authors turn their books into enhanced e-books.
Read more about Alina on her website.