Author and journalist

Author and journalist

Author and journalistAuthor and journalist



Maxine Nunes crafts an outstanding tale of friendship, murder, love, and betrayal in her impressive debut....Nunes’ writing is top-notch from start to finish, and the increasingly suspenseful plot comes together with meticulous precision. ForeWord Reviews 

Nunes excels at crafting vivid character snapshots and a running commentary on the entertainment industry. Library Journal

Reaches an astonishing, tightly controlled conclusion.Publishers Weekly

Nunes’ debut guides readers through sharp twists behind the Hollywood glitz, revealing more than some may want to know. —Kirkus Reviews

Dazzled is a first-rate pageturner, and if you don’t fall in love with Nikki Easton, there must be something wrong with you.” Matt Maranian, author of the Los Angeles Times #1 Best Seller, L.A. Bizarro

“Nothing is as it seems in Dazzled, Maxine Nunes’ dark and vivid tale about the underside of the Hollywood dream. Surprising and sizzling.”Dianne Emley, LA Times bestselling author of Love Kills

L.A. has Philip Marlowe, and now it has Nikki Easton, the star of Maxine Nunes’ dazzling crime debut!....Nikki personifies the Los Angeles that Nunes writes about in perfect punctuated prose. Noir fans, rejoice! Naomi Hirahara, Edgar Award– winning author of the Mas Arai and Officer Ellie Rush mysteries

Hollywood is both an attitude and a place. In Dazzled, Maxine Nunes has nailed them both. A great read! —Charles Rosenberg, author of the best seller Death on a High Floor