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The Rival

By Charlotte Duckworth

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The Rival is an addictive psychological suspense about ambition, female rivalry and motherhood and how far you'd go to get what you want.

'Absolutely terrific, a beautifully written debut from an exciting new voice in psychological fiction' Cass Green, bestselling author of In a Cottage in a Wood

NOW:
Living in her home in the countryside HELENA is a career woman without a job and a mother without a baby. She blames ASHLEY for destroying her life. But is what happened really Ashley's fault?

THEN:
When Helena hires Ashley to work with her, she's startled but impressed by her fierce ambition. They form a dream team and Helena is proud - maybe this is the protégé she's always wanted to have? But soon Helena realises that nothing will stand in the way of Ashley's drive to get to the top. And when Helena discovers she is pregnant, she quickly realises how vulnerable her position is...

The Rival is an addictive psychological suspense about ambition, female rivalry and motherhood and how far you'd go to get what you want.

Biographical Notes

Charlotte Duckworth is a graduate of the Faber Academy's acclaimed six-month 'Writing a Novel' course. She studied Classics at Leeds University and then completed a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism. For the past 15 years she has worked as an interiors and lifestyle journalist, writing for a wide range of consumer magazines and websites. In 2011, she completed a postgraduate diploma in Screenwriting from London College of Communication. She lives in Surrey with her partner and two-year-old daughter.

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Absolutely terrific, a beautifully written debut from an exciting new voice in psychological fiction — Cass Green, bestselling author of In a Cottage in a Wood
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