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Drop Dead Gorgeous by Katie Agnew


Drop Dead Gorgeous

Katie Agnew


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Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

January 2012 Book of the Month.

Packed with passion, glamour and danger, DROP DEAD GORGEOUS is an unmissable glimpse into the fame game - and the price you have to pay to play love, life and lust in the fast lane. Katie's novels are packed with glamour and drama, but with great heart and warmth too.  She has also written Wives v Girlfriends and Saints v Sinners.

 



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Synopsis

Drop Dead Gorgeous by Katie Agnew

Laura McNaughton's life is almost perfect. She's young, pretty and she has a fabulous job on a glossy magazine, which involves interviewing celebrities (and air-brushing their personalities). But when she is offered a job presenting a trendy Friday night television show she can't resist the opportunity to experience fame first hand. Putting her puritanical Scottish upbringing, her intellectual boyfriend and her hippy best friend behind her, she soon hooks up with world-famous actress Lucy Lloyd and gorgeous, infamous rock god Ricky Jones, who introduce her to a hedonistic world of partying where appearance is everything and nothing really matters but sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. But as the stories about her private life become front page news, Laura begins to doubt those closest to her, and her life starts to spiral dangerously out of control.


Reviews

Praise for Katie Agnew:

 

'Trust us, they don't come much bigger or better than this...Throw plenty of sex and scandal into the mix and you've found the perfect beach fodder. Just don't forget your SPF because you won't be shifting from that sun lounger all day. 5 stars'
HEAT

 'Exciting and surprising ... it's unputdownable'
CLOSER

 'A scorching bonkbuster'
DAILY EXPRESS

 'A grown-up novel that excites from the off: Agnew has a keen eye on the dark side of the high life as well as its shallowness, and her writing is as lively as her plotting'
METRO




About the Author

Katie Agnew

Katie Agnew was born in Edinburgh and educated at Aberdeen University and City University, London. She worked as a journalist for many years, writing for Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Red and the Daily Mail amongst others. She was features editor on Marie Claire magazine for two years before becoming a novelist. Her first novel, Drop Dead Gorgeous, was published by Corgi in 2003 and won a WH Smith Fresh Talent award. Her subsequent novels, Before We Were Thirty and Wives V Girlfriends have been published to glowing reviews. Katie now lives in Bath with her family.

 

Photo © Adam Scourfield

 

Praise for Katie Agnew:

 

'Trust us, they don't come much bigger or better than this...Throw plenty of sex and scandal into the mix and you've found the perfect beach fodder. Just don't forget your SPF because you won't be shifting from that sun lounger all day. 5 stars'
HEAT

 'Exciting and surprising ... it's unputdownable'
CLOSER

 'A scorching bonkbuster'
DAILY EXPRESS

 'A grown-up novel that excites from the off: Agnew has a keen eye on the dark side of the high life as well as its shallowness, and her writing is as lively as her plotting'
METRO

 


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384 pages

Author
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    RT @WolfpackAlan: When she says you aren't the Juan http://t.co/5GBHidGlVW
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    I ask my mom to go get her nails done with me and she responds with sorry I couldn't respond sooner I was getting my nails done.
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    RT @briweeeezy: Study, school, nap, work, study #mondays

Publisher
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date
19th January 2012

Categories
Romantic Fiction
Books of the Month
Relationship Stories
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ISBN
9781409135449
 


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