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Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake

Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake


'Glitz, glamour and ambition ... Ruthless Women is the binge read we all need right now' Woman & Home


Ambition can be deadly. Broadcast to millions from its picturesque location off the coast of Jersey, Falcon Bay was once the world's most popular soap opera. But with ratings at an all-time low, a new network owner, the malevolent Madeline Kane, arrives on the private island determined to do whatever it takes to get the show back to the number one slot.

Director Farrah, leading lady Catherine and producer Amanda are the driven, ambitious women who've been trying to hold the production together. But thanks to their handsome but corrupt boss, Jake Monroe, Farrah is losing episodes to male colleagues, seventy-year-old Catherine is terrified of losing the public's adoration, and Amanda is battling her desire for a forbidden affair with a handsome new employee. As Madeline's pressure to revive the show intensifies, she unleashes a true battle of the sexes where the women will do anything to stay in the jobs they love and on the island they call home.

Can they team up to bring down their rivals? Or will jealousy, betrayal and revenge rip their friendships apart? As the story reaches its shocking climax, one thing is for certain: only the most ruthless woman will survive... Everyone's talking about Ruthless Women...


'A glamorous, revenge-filled thriller ... Ruthless Women will have you hooked' Sunday Mirror'Ruthless Women is the read of 2021' Woman's Own'Shocking and utterly unputdownable' Daily Express

'Does for TV what The Devil Wears Prada did for fashion ... The must-read novel of the year' OK!

'A thriller with a twist so shocking you'll be talking about it for years... This is the book of 2021' Daily Mirror

'The bonkbuster is back with a bang! Ruthless Women is the read of 2021' Woman's Own

'I loved this novel so much I devoured it in a day' Adele Silva, star of Emmerdale

'An extraordinary look behind the scenes of the world of show business. Ruthless Women tells it as it is; heart breaking and hysterical. This book is unforgettable' Sherrie Hewson, star of Coronation Street

'People think that TV drama is only for the screen. When you read this book, you'll realise the truth. Blake's novel is insightful, vicious and so much fun' Emma Samms, star of Dynasty

'Ruthless Women had me gripped late into the night, desperate to know what happens next. You won't want it to end' Beverley Callard, star of Coronation Street

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