When Stephanie Wood meets a sweet, sophisticated man who owns land and businesses, she embarks on an exhilarating romance with him. When she ends the relationship, Stephanie switches back on her journalistic nous and uncovers a story of mind-boggling duplicity and manipulation. She also finds she is not alone. Wood’s Fake is a powerful, richly layered investigative story for our times, which draws on Wood’s on experiences and those of other women who have been drawn into relationships based on duplicity and false hope. Wood will be in conversation with Wendy Tuohy of the Daily Life, formerly of the Herald Sun.