The stunning and multi-talented Susan Holmes- McKagan was one of the top supermodels of the 90’s. She appeared on global covers from Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire, to name a few. Susan has walked the runway for Versace, Chanel, Prada, Calvin Klein, Valentino, YSL, and Armani and more. For two decades Susan has been married to Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver founding member and bassist Duff McKagan. More recently, Susan has been a Huffington Post front page writer/ and continued her modeling and she toured with her husband at Guns N Roses performances across the world.
Susan’s world has included raising a family, modeling, charities, traveling and her passion which is writing. The Velvet Rose, is her premiere novel and is a blend of Almost Famous meets Reality Bites and Spinal Tap, in this compelling and often injected-with-humor, fast paced fabulous novel.
In the early nineties, Scarlet, a painter and high fashion model, finds herself working in some of the world’s most famous fashion capitals. As her adventure continues, she meets Johnny of The Westies, an up-and-coming band on the cusp of superstardom. What ensues is an unhinged ride of a novel following the audacious lead female protagonist as she navigates her life through fame, addiction, infidelity, and all the ups and downs of dating a legendary musician from one of the biggest rock bands in history. A riveting and heartfelt journey of figuring out one’s own path and championing that aspect to finding their dreams.
Rich in spirit and relatable for all those who have ever had the courage to chase their dreams and pursue an unconventional path in this glorious world. A page turner, frequently injected with laugh-out-loud humor, front row seat of fun debut that is being heralded as the earnest generation of authenticity of a nineties voyage. You will want to pre-order this book so you can get one of the first copies when it hits bookstores in April.
You can pre-order this outstanding book on Amazon.com.
Available at booksellers nationwide April 16th, 2019.