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Behind Her Back
Behind Her Back

Behind Her Back



368 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: May 2018

ISBN 9781786690784

Rights: US & CA

Head of Zeus (May 2018)

Price: $12.95


Second in the Storyworld series, a twisty drama of power, rivalry and betrayal set in the glamorous, pressurized world of a television station

A new Head of Sales and Marketing, the scary Lori Kerwell, has arrived at the station and started to build her power base. Lori soon joins forces with the News Editor, who hates Liz for knowing his explosive secret. Liz must fight to retain control of the show.? Meanwhile at home Liz has started to date again, but her 15-year-old daughter deeply resents the new man in her life. In this gripping novel of power, rivalry, and backstabbing, Jane Lythell draws on her years of working in the glamorous, pressurized world of live TV.


"Told in spare, powerful language . . . a stellar psychological thriller." —Publishers Weekly on The Lie of You

"Fives us an insight into the rivalry, duplicity and politics of working at a TV station . . . I loved it." —Kerry Fisher, author, The Silent Wife

"Lythell is an intelligent writer who has produced a book that taps into the issues that affect society, the home and the work place . . . Well-observed, well-written, engaging and with a good balance of humour, sadness, tension and resolution." —Bibliomaniac

"I wish I'd discovered Liz Lyon sooner and I really wish I'd discovered Jane Lythell's excellent writing rather earlier too." —Being Anne

"Dramatic, eye-opening, and extremely realistic . . . Intriguing and most certainly different; Jane Lythell has left me wanting more." —Writing Garnet

"Once again Jane Lythell has written an absorbing, current and engaging story that just hooked me in with enough drama and tension of another day at the office." —Reflections of a Reader

"A cleverly paced and well-written story ... another dynamic story from an author who has fast become one of my favourite go-to authors." —Books of All Kinds

Author Biography

Jane Lythell worked as a television producer and commissioning editor before becoming Deputy Director of the BFI and Chief Executive of BAFTA. This is her third novel, and the first title in the StoryWorld series.