Candace Bushnell is a novelist and television producer who from 1994-1996, wrote a column for The New York Observer which was adapted into the bestselling anthology, Sex and the City. It became the basis for the HBO hit series of the same name.
She followed up with the internationally bestselling novels, 4 Blondes, Trading Up, Lipstick Jungle, One Fifth Avenue, The Carrie Diaries, and Summer and the City. Her novels have been successfully adapted for television and films. Candace is the winner of the prestigious 2006 Matrix Award for books (other winners have included Joan Didion and Amy Tan), and received the Albert Einstein Spirit of Achievement Award.
In Killing Monica, Pandy “PJ” Wallis is a renowned writer whose novels about a young Manhattan woman, Monica, have generated a series of enormously popular films. After the success of the Monica books and movies, Pandy wants to write something entirely different: a historical novel based on her ancestor, Lady Wallis. But everyone wants Pandy to keep cranking out Monica books—as does her husband, Jonny, who’s gone deeply into debt financing his new Las Vegas restaurant.