Alina Adams is a New York Times best-selling author, romance and mystery writer, soap opera industry insider, and a pioneer in online storytelling and continuing drama.
Among the many books Alina Adams' has written are: Oakdale Confidential (New York Times' bestseller); The Man From Oakdale (2010 SCRIBE Award winner); Jonathan's Story (New York Times' bestseller); Murder on Ice; On Thin Ice; Axel of Evil; Death Drop; Skate Crime; Annie's Wild Ride; The Fictitious Marquis; and Thieves at Heart. (more)
She is also an innovator in the business of enhanced electronic books with several titles of her own, and as a business consultant through her company Alina Adams Media, to other published authors looking to create and publish their own enhanced e-book titles. (more)
Her latest enhanced electronic book project is Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama's Greatest Moments, which chronicles daytime drama's greatest moments over the past 75 years as voted on by Award-winning actors, writers, and producers, as well as other television industry professionals and of course, the fans. The enhanced electronic book features intimate exclusive interviews with the scenes' most prominent players; links to classic video clips; and updates on "Where Are They Now?" Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama's Greatest Moments is the first book of its kind both technically and editorially, written by an accomplished best-selling author and leading expert in the daytime television genre. (more)
Alina Adams also pioneered the concept of online continuations of a soap opera, with www.AnotherWorldToday.com and Mindy's Twitter, changing how and where the genre -- that began on radio -- can be seen. The format met with fan support and perhaps paved the way to where the industry stands today. (more)