MISS D & ME

April 7, 2018

Yesterday, I was not planning on going to Forest Lawn Cemetery to see Miss D as I had just been there over Easter - but I decided to go at the last minute. I went and bought an assortment of  flowers. Gardenias were her favorite. When I arrived, I noticed a family stan...

February 14, 2018

I was with Miss D when she attended "The Night of a Hundred Stars" in 1982. Miss D along with Alice Faye, Lilian Gish, June Allyson and Ginger Rogers had their own green room.However, some of the other stars couldn’t resist walking through there throughout the course o...

December 25, 2017

I would personally like to thank all of you for the wonderful support you have given our book since its publication. I have collected a number of photos of Miss D at Christmastime from my scrapbooks to share with you. I hope you enjoy them and they bring you some Chris...

November 23, 2017

The below passage is from MISS D & ME: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis. You can purchase the book here. 

THANKSGIVING 1983

MISS D DECIDED that she wanted to cook Thanksgiving dinner herself. I took out her little metal box of recipes and we sat at the kitchen table...

September 23, 2017

May I first say thank you to all Miss Davis’ friends and fans who came to Book Soup last Saturday to celebrate the publication of MISS D & ME: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis. Many of you brought personal photos you had taken with or of Miss D, some of you even ha...

September 12, 2017

Today is the day Miss D & Me goes on sale, and I’d like to share a bit of the story hinted at in the book trailer.


The book opens with my entering the Concorde at Charles De Gaulle airport to fetch Miss D. It was July of 1985 and it was the first time she'd seen me sin...

September 12, 2017

Miss D & Me is released today - but the first reviews are already in, and they’re raves:

“I read this book in one day – a must read for all Bette Davis Fans”  -- MARCIE BIANCO, VANITY FAIR

"A delightful new book by Davis’ one-time assistant, who recounts untold tales fro...

September 5, 2017

Bette Davis was a tireless advocate for the rights of the crew who worked alongside her. She often commented  to me on how much they had to do, the long hours they worked and how little they were paid when considering how vital their contribution was to the movie.  I s...

August 16, 2017

BOOK SIGNING WITH KATHRYN SERMAK

  • A conversation with Kathryn Sermak and co-writer Danelle Morton

  • Audience Q&A and book signing 

  • Raffle for a personal item from the property of Bette Davis

  • A free Bette Davis bookplate with all book purchases

  • A tab...

August 7, 2017

In 1983, Miss D accepted an invitation to autograph her album at Tower Records in Los Angeles. The event was scheduled for Saturday, February 12 and would last from three to six in the afternoon. Both of us thought it would be a nice, quiet event. She would sign a few...

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28 years ago, Kathryn Sermak promised Bette Davis that one day she would write their story. She kept her promise.