Beautiful People

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Headline Review, Mar 9, 2009 - Fiction - 663 pages
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A hilarious tale fromSunday TimesNumber 1 bestselling author Wendy Holden Struggling actress Darcy's doing avant-garde Shakespeare (all-naked King Lear, anyone?) when The Call comes from LA. An Oscar-tastic director. A movie to make her famous. The hunkiest co-star in Hollywood . So why hesitate? Belle's a size-zero film star, but she's in big fat trouble. Hotter than the earth's core a year ago, she now Tinseltown toast after her last film flopped. She'll do anything, anywhere, to get back to the big time. Sam's a model agent hunting for the Next Big Thing. When she finds it on a London street she almost faints with greed. Is this face perfect? Yes. Does it want to be a model? No. But Sam's not giving up that easily. She's not giving up at all. Nanny Emma needs a new job. Unfairly sacked by the posh boss from hell, she's desperate. When she's offered the charge of a celebrity baby, it seems all her dreams have come true. But are her nightmares just about to begin?

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Loved the surprise ending! - Goodreads
The writing is brilliant and keeps you guessing. - Goodreads
The ending was hollow. - Goodreads

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Too many characters in this book. The chapters with Ken the photographer were largely unnecessary. The entire introduction of Marco was a lot of interesting, griping text, but was, again a bit too ... Read full review

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I enjoyed the interweaving of storylines, but the characters were so unlikeable it made the whole book tedious. Read full review

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Wendy Holden was born in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England on June, 12 1965. She studied English at Girton College, Cambridge. Before becoming a full-time author, she was an editor at numerous magazines including Apollo, Harper's Bazaar, Sunday Telegraph Magazine, and Tatler. Besides writing numerous novels, she also regularly writes features for newspapers and magazines and is a regular television and radio contributor.

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