The Accidental Bestseller

Author(s): Wendy Wax
Original Publish Date: Nov 19, 2012
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.25 hours)
Product Number: Z100099682
Released: Jul 20, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452690124
Narrator/s: Khristine Hvam
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Once upon a time four aspiring authors met at their very first writers' conference. Ten years later they're still friends, survivors of the ultra-competitive New York publishing world. Mallory St. James is a workaholic whose bestsellers support a lavish lifestyle. Tanya Mason is a single mother juggling two jobs, two kids, and too many deadlines. Faye Truett is the wife of a famous televangelist and the author of inspirational romances: no one would ever guess her explosive secret. Kendall Aims's once-promising career is on the skids-and so is her marriage. Her sales are dismal, her new editor detests her work-and her husband is cheating. Barely able to think, let alone meet her final deadline, Kendall holes up in a mountain cabin to confront a blank page and a blanker future. But her friends won't let her face this trial alone. Together they collaborate on a novel using their own lives as fodder, assuming no one will ever discover the truth behind their words.No one is more surprised than they are when the book becomes a runaway bestseller. But with success comes scrutiny and scandal . . . as these four best friends suddenly realize how little they've truly known each other.

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Author(s): Wendy Wax
Product Number EB00396381
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: #9781101060049

Professional reviews

"In a warm, smooth voice, Khristine Hvam perfectly presents this lovely story of real friendship. Three women, all authors, secretly help a fourth, their good friend, write her latest book. Now, unexpectedly, it's a runaway bestseller, bringing with its success greater scrutiny and the danger of discovery of many of their secrets. Hvam's voice literally smiles as she portrays a number of characters with Southern accents, both male and female. She captures the distinct personalities of each of the four friends with different voices as well as suggesting the variety of the secondary characters. A.C.P. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"