BOO! By Simon Plaster it’s an awfully good read

BOO! by Simon Plaster, featuring a cast of some of the most idiosyncratic and humorously twisted characters this side of Oklahoma City, along with its memorable female lead, small-town reporter turned big-town reporter Henrietta, could be a of the most entertaining novels and LOL of the author. yet. In BOO!, Plaster’s latest novel, the author tackles a variety of satirical themes, including sexual mores and the “Me Too” movement. It’s a book that will delight fans of Plaster’s and anyone who enjoys reading satirical novels that take on the lighter side of controversial issues. Whether you’re a supporter of the “Me Too” movement or a critic of it, you’ll find something to laugh and think about in the pages of BOO!

ace BOO!opens, Henrietta is working in OKC writing for OKC SCENE, and she has a new boss, Mr. Nigel Fleetwood, a man who wants to take the publication in a new direction. With an English accent, Fleetwood wants OKC SCENE to incorporate touches that have long been staples of certain UK newspapers, such as including more outrageous stories about celebrities and political figures, along with photos of nude or semi-nude women.

Henrietta’s boss asks her to write a story for OKC SCENE about haunted houses in Oklahoma. During her online research, she reads about a haunted castle known as LeRoy’s Castle that is open to the public and features “‘quasi-live’ entertainment.” The Haunted Castle is plagued with all sorts of rumors associated with it. When Henrietta learns that famed Hollywood producer/director Deano DeBoffo, a character Plaster has incorporated in previous novels in the series, plans to be there soon, she senses that good news is brewing.

DeBoffo’s impending visit prompts many of the recurring female characters in Plaster’s Henrietta series of satirical novels to think about their past encounters with him, in a new light. With the recent spate of news about men in politics, or associated with television and Hollywood, such as CBS’s Les Moonves and Fox’s Bob O’Reilly accused of sexual harassment, as a backdrop to the continuing antics and plotlines supporting characters in BOO!, female characters such as Henrietta’s mother, Wynona Sue, and hostess/housekeeper, Maddie McGill, in The Haunted Castle recall being “sexually harassed” by DeBoffo.

BOO! is especially relevant to today’s news events, with the controversy surrounding Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice one of the latest news stories about claims women have filed regarding being sexually harassed. There is no doubt that the issue of sexual harassment is very serious, and it is a tragedy that many women have experiences of being sexually harassed. It can be tricky to lampoon serious issues like sexual harassment, but Simon Plaster is more than up to the task in the pages of BOO! If you’re a fan of reading entertaining satirical novels that include hints of spooky Halloween fun, just in time for the upcoming holidays, you’ll want to check this out. BOO! and add it to your reading lists today!

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