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Strictly Between Us by Jane Fallon
  

Strictly Between Us

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This is a sharp, edgy and amusing foray into the relationship world. The marriage in question is Michelle and Patrick’s, however it is Tamsin, Michelle’s best friend, who tells the story. The first chapter firmly snags your attention, a jaw-dropping event is described, can it be explained, can the problem be solved, or can it in fact, get much, much worse? Jane Fallon keeps your attention firmly on the page, at the start Tamsin knows more than you, then the tables are cleverly turned and suddenly the reader holds all the information. I had an urge to shout at Tamsin, to drag her aside and warn her, and as I witnessed events unfold, part of me wanted to read while peeking between my fingers. The matter of fact, bitter-sweet style of writing ensures a tangible feeling of substance and reality. Fully primed and ready to deliver several sharp stings, ’Strictly Between Us’ is a bold, feisty and witty read. ~ Liz Robinson

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Synopsis

Strictly Between Us by Jane Fallon

Behind every great woman stands another one. And for television producer Tamsin, that's Bea, her brilliant assistant. The only one Tamsin can trust with her coffee order, her dry-cleaning and filing - Bea does it all with a smile on her face. So when Tamsin hears a rumour that Patrick, her oldest and best friend's husband, is cheating on his wife, she is furious. Knowing she can't just ignore it, Tamsin plots a scheme to catch Patrick in the act, using Bea as live-bait. It should be foolproof. Except Tamsin never considered Bea might have her own agenda. And if she does, then Tamsin really needs to watch her back...

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I raced through this beautifully written, thoughtful and exciting story, alternately cringing and cheering as things veer further off-piste after nail-biting moments I defy anyone to predict. I didn't like it, I loved it * Daily Mail * A smart, edgy and cautionary tale of friendship and fidelity * Sunday Mirror * A deliciously edgy read full of double-dealings and divided loyalties * Good Housekeeping * A fast-moving, clever and genuinely funny story filled with twists and turns * Closer * Sassy, sharply observed * Woman & Home * Fallon's characterisation is always spot-on and this book is no different, with well drawn out characters and a tight plot that barrels along towards a brilliant climax * Press Association * Another compelling twist of friendship, love and lies * Daily Record * Sparkling and unpredictable * Elle * Chick lit with an edge * Guardian * A hilarious read * Bella * I love Fallon, she's in a category all of her own - her books are great fun and her characters are fabulous, believable women who take no nonsense. The plot is so juicy: it's about trapping a cheating man and it's told from the points of view of two women who were friends, but one of them has developed an agenda all of her own. It's fun, clever, warm and utterly un-putdownable. -- Marian Keyes * Daily Mail * A fast-moving, clever and genuinely funny story filled with twists and turns * Closer * **** * Heat * Fallon's characterisation is always spot-on and this book is no different, with well-drawn out characters and a tight plot that barrels along towards a brilliant climax * Press Association Review * Another compelling twist of friendship, love and lies * Daily Record * Queen of chick lit Jane Fallon brings us another gripping novel of friendship, deceit and drama. She is at her edgy and entertaining best - definitely one to be passed around your girl squad! * OK Magazine * Absorbing, entertaining and spiky tale full of twists, turns and ruthless double * Daily Express * A clever book that makes you laugh, makes you angry - and makes you wonder whose side you would take if it happened to you . . . * Woman * Absorbing, entertaining and spiky tale full of twists, turns and ruthless double * Daily Express * A clever book that makes you laugh, makes you angry - and makes you wonder whose side you would take if it happened to you . . . * Woman *


About the Author

Jane Fallon

Jane Fallon is the multi-award-winning television producer behind shows such as This Life, Teachers and 20 Things To Do Before You're 30. Her previous books include Getting Rid of Matthew, Got You Back, Foursome and The Ugly Sister and Skeletons. Strictly Between Us is her sixth novel.

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Book Info

Publication date

14th January 2016

Author

Jane Fallon

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781405917674

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