Michael Dobbs, author of House of Cards, returns to the drama and scandal of Westminsterâs corridors of power. Ginny is the wife of an Opposition MP and is entirely content with her life, but when she overhears gossip of her husbandâs affair, it is a shattering blow. She decides that there is only one way to stop being a perpetual victim of the system and that is to become its master. She wonât stop until she is the wife of the Prime Minister. But Ginny will discover that there is a high price to pay for pushing her husband to the very topâ€¦
This time the king maker is a woman, Virginia Edge. Knowledge is power and she gleans it from the Other Half Club, a lunching group for Opposition parliamentary wives, and the gay network at Westminster. This is the story of her transformation from dutiful political wife to masterful manipulator of the entire political process at Westminster.
Publication date: 23/10/2006
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||23rd October 2006|
|Publisher:||Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||Thriller / Suspense,|
Michael Dobbs’ first novel, House of Cards, launched the career of the villainous Francis Urquhart, one of the most memorable fictional characters of recent years, who was immortalized by Ian Richardson in three award-winning BBC TV series. His books have foretold the downfall of Prime Ministers and the growing turmoil within the Royal Family. His recent novels, featuring Tom Goodfellowe, are Goodfellowe MP, The Buddha of Brewer Street, and Whispers of Betrayal, which with eerie prescience ahead of September 11th told of how a small group of trained and motivated people could hold an entire city to ransom.For ...More About Michael Dobbs