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  • Published: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409032335
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 720

Rivals




One of the glorious Rutshire Chronicles

'A combination of drama, sex and good social comedy... unputdownable.' The Sunday Times
'Jilly Cooper is the very best . . . elegant, glamorous, wonderful fun.' Daily Mail

Into the cut-throat world of Corinium television comes Declan O'Hara, a mega-star of great glamour and integrity with a radiant feckless wife, a handsome son and two ravishing teenage daughters. Living rather too closely across the valley is Rupert Campbell-Black, divorced and as dissolute as ever, and now the Tory Minister for Sport.

Declan needs only a few days at Corinium to realise that the Managing Director, Lord Baddingham, is a crook who has recruited him merely to help retain the franchise for Corinium. Baddingham has also enticed Cameron Cook, a gorgeous but domineering woman executive, to produce Declan's programme. Declan and Cameron detest each other, provoking a storm of controversy into which Rupert plunges with his usual abandon.

As a rival group emerges to pitch for the franchise, reputations ripen and decline, true love blossoms and burns, marriages are made and shattered, and sex raises its (delicious) head at almost every throw as, in bed and boardroom, the race is on to capture the Cotswold Crown.

Readers adore Rivals:

'Entertaining, witty and total escape!'
'Glorious . . . fabulously happy endings for incredibly poorly behaved people!'
'A delightfully indulgent read . . . twists in the plot and, as always, a charming ending.'

  • Published: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409032335
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 720

About the author

Jilly Cooper

Jilly Cooper is a journalist, author and media superstar. The author of many number one bestselling novels, she lives in Gloucestershire with her rescue racing greyhound, Bluebell.

She has been awarded honorary doctorates by the Universities of Gloucestershire and Anglia Ruskin, and won the inaugural Comedy Women in Print lifetime achievement award in 2019. She was appointed CBE in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

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A combination of drama, sex and good social comedy... unputdownable

The Sunday Times

I couldn't put it down

Sunday Express

It is satisfyingly long, addictive, bitchy, endearing and full of sex and hilarious one-liners

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Jilly Cooper is the very best... elegant, glamorous, wonderful fun

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