Susan Holmes-McKagan Supermodel- Writer- Swimwear Designer releasing her first novel

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Supermodel- Writer- Swimwear Designer
Susan Holmes-McKagan
Her Premiere Novel
“The Velvet Rose”
Available now for Pre-Orders

Susan Holmes- McKagan, one of the top supermodels of the ’90s is launching her first novel, The Velvet Rose.  McKagan has appeared on covers such as Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire. She walked the runway for Versace, Chanel, Prada, Calvin Klein, Valentino, YSL, and Armani and many more.

Susan has been married to Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver founding member and bassist Duff McKagan for over two decades. Susan has also 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 is multi-talented and has had professional and personal success, she raised two beautiful daughters, pursued her modeling, a top swimwear designer, working with numerous charities and traveling the globe with her husband and her passion of 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.

The Velvet Rose will be the hot spring/ summer read of 2019!

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Available at booksellers nationwide April 16th, 2019.

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