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The temp / Michelle Frances.

Frances, Michelle, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fosston Public Library FRA (Text) 33500013000179 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library FRA (Text) 33500013000187 New Checked out 10/07/2019
Godel Memorial-Warren Library FRA (Text) 35500006129470 Main Checked out 10/02/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781496712493
  • ISBN: 1496712498
  • Physical Description: 379 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Kensington hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Wanted: Assistant to provide maternity cover for high-powered TV producer. Must be bright, creative, with killer instincts. Emma would do anything to work for the woman who has the job she wants. Carrie is at the top of her game, with a dream career, a baby on the way, and a handsome screenwriter husband. For Emma, with parents who don't understand her ambition and a serious misstep behind her, this temp position might be her last chance. Carrie has given up more than anyone knows to get to the top of a ruthless business. She won't give up this baby too. But with Emma filling in for her at the office, her perfect life starts to unravel. Her bank account is inexplicably overdrawn, her husband seems strangely distant and colleagues are all too happy to take Emma's creative direction. Carrie finds herself dying to get back to work . . . until a letter left at her door changes everything.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 November #2
    It seems at first that this contemporary thriller will follow a predictable path. Unstable young intern eagerly steps into the producer role when the handsome screenwriter's pregnant wife goes on leave. But wait. Emma is freakishly familiar with the couple's work and is definitely hiding something. New mum Carrie is not wrong to think that Emma is spending too much time trying to make herself indispensable. And reluctant dad Adrian's not wrong to acknowledge that Emma's script doctoring is making his work much better. What's behind Emma's desire to get close to the power couple? Another solid psychological thriller from Frances, herself a former script editor and producer. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Bestselling author Michelle Frances graduated from Bournemouth Film School, Bournemouth, in 1996 and then from the Masters program at the American Film Institute, Los Angeles, in 1998. Returning to London, she has worked in film and TV for 18 years as a script editor and producer for both the independent sector and BBC Wales Drama, producers of Doctor Who, War and Peace and SherlockThe Girlfriend, her debut psychological thriller, has been optioned by Imaginarium Studios and translation rights have sold in sixteen foreign territories.

Subject: Temporary employees > Fiction.
Pregnant women > Fiction.
Women television producers and directors > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction.

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