Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Book Review: What Alice Knew by T.A. Cotterell





Title: What Alice Knew
Author: T. A. Cotterell
Publisher: Transworld Books
Publication Date: 1 December 2016 –ePub ; 4 May 2017 - Paperback

Twitter: @TACotterell1

Rating: 4 stars

Blurb

How far would you go to keep a secret?

Alice has a perfect life – a great job, happy kids, a wonderful husband. Until he goes missing one night; she receives a suspicious phone call; things don’t quite add up.

Alice needs to know what’s going on. But when she uncovers the truth she faces a brutal choice. And how can she be sure it is the truth?

Sometimes it’s better not to know.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Book Review: Woman of the Hour by Jane Lythell





Title: Woman of the Hour

Author: Jane Lythell

Publisher: Head of Zeus

Publication Date: 14 July 2016



Twitter: @janelythell





Rating: 4 Stars



Blurb



Meet Liz Lyon: respected TV producer, stressed-out executive, guilty single mother.



StoryWorld is the nation's favourite morning show, and producer Liz Lyon wants to keep it that way. Her job is to turn real-life stories into thrilling TV – and keep a lid on the scandals and backbiting that happen off-stage.



But then simmering tensions erupt at the station, trapping Liz in a game of one-upmanship where she doesn't know the rules. As the power struggle intensifies, can Liz keep her cool and keep her job? Does she even want to?



In this gripping novel of power, rivalry and betrayal, Jane Lythell draws on her experiences of working in the glamorous, pressurised world of live TV.