Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

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Laura is an attractive journalist who works for a famous glossy magazine. Even though she loves her glamorous job, which involves interviewing celebs and air-brushing their personalities, when she is offered a job presenting a trendy Friday night television show she cannot resist the opportunity - well would you? Putting her puritanical Scottish upbringing and intellectual boyfriend behind her, she soon hooks up with an infamous rock god who introduces her to a world of partying and drugs, where appearance is everything. But as stories about her private life begin leaking to the press, she starts to distrust those closest to her, and her life starts to spiral out of control...This is a very strong, sexy romantic drama about fame and the price you have to pay for it. Agnew is a natural storyteller and the novel is funny and tragic in places, as well as being an enormously entertaining read with a real heart to it. There's plenty of glamour, sex and drugs but Agnew also explores the dark side of being a celebrity, drawing on her own real-life experience of that intoxicating world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 106 x 178mm
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552149721
  • 9780552149723

About Katie Agnew

Katie Agnew was born in Edinburgh in 1972 and spent her childhood in Lasswade. She studied English at Aberdeen University and then journalism at City University in London. Her first job was as features writer on 19 magazine. Since then, she has written articles, celebrity interviews and columns for many magazines and newspapers including the Evening Standard, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and the Dally Mall, Until last year she worked as features editor on Marie Claire magazine. Katie now lives in Bath with her husband, John Latimer and their baby, Olivia. Drop Dead Gorgeous is her first novel.show more

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127 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
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4 35% (44)
3 32% (41)
2 8% (10)
1 2% (2)
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