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by Jane Wenham-Jones

PRIME TIME by Jane Wenham-Jones

Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel Awards, a romantic comedy by Jane Wenham-Jones.

Laura Meredith never imagined herself appearing on TV: she is too old, too flabby, too downright hormonal, and much too busy holding things together for her son, Stanley, after her husband left her for a younger, thinner replacement.

But best friend Charlotte is a determined woman and when Laura is persuaded on to a daytime show to talk about her PMT, everything changes.

Suddenly there s a camera crew tracking her every move and Laura finds herself an unlikely star. But as things hot up between her and gorgeous TV director, Cal, they are going downhill elsewhere. While Laura’s caught up in a heady whirlwind of beauty treatments, makeovers and glamorous film locations, Charlotte’s husband, Roger, is concealing a guilty secret, Stanley’s got problems at school, work’s piling up, and when Laura turns detective to protect Charlotte s marriage, things go horribly wrong.

The champagne s flowing as Laura s prime time TV debut looks set to be a hit. But in every month, there’s a "Day Ten" ...

Accent Press, 384 pages

“Have you ever wondered how they make those reality shows on TV? If you have, then your curiosity will be satisfied by reading Jane Wenham-Jones's hilarious novel.”-theromancereviews.com

“Prime Time is thoughtful, insightful and often laugh-out-loud funny.”-Daily Mail