May can’t come to soon for many soap fans who are clamoring to read Ex-Y&R star, Victoria Rowell’s (Drucilla) new novel, Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva. In this video sneak peek below, Rowell gives us a behind the scenes look into alter-ego for the book Calysta Jeffries.
But just who is Calysta? Well according to the teaser for the book she is the, “hottest black actress in daytime and the diva of the soap opera world, known for her role as Ruby Stargazer on television’s most popular soap opera, The Rich and the Ruthless. After fifteen years, three returns from the dead, two failed pregnancies, one alien abduction, and overcoming retrograde amnesia, Calysta still hasn’t managed to snag the biggest award in daytime drama: the Sudsy. Now is supposed to be her moment. But Calysta’s onscreen/offscreen rival Emmy Abernathy wins the award for the fourth time. The drama begins when journalist Mitch Morelli asks Calysta for a quote after the award show and her true feelings for her costar slip out!” OOH juicy! You can pre-order the book now!