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From the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine and author of Why Good Girls Dont Get Ahead but Gutsy Girls Do comes a debut novel about a true crime writer for New Yorks hottest womens magazine. Bailey Weggins, a clever writer for a leading womens magazine, Gloss, is dragged into a murder investigation by her editor-in-chief and boss from hell, Cat Jones. Cat is a woman who gets what she wants from her employees, so when she discovers that her nanny has been murdered she insists Bailey find the killer before the police do. Was the chocolate that poisoned the nanny meant for Cat, known for her love of truffles? But then, the beautiful, duplicitous nanny has an enemy list all her own. The investigation takes Bailey from the streets of New York City to the swankiest Connecticut suburbs and Bucks County retreats, and everyone is a suspect, including the catty editors at Gloss. Bailey proves that she is the original gutsy girl when she outwits the clever killer.
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In addition to being a book author, Kate White is the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, the largest-selling women's magazine in the world. Under her editorship, guaranteed circulation has increased by over 500,000 and Cosmo now sells on average two million copies a month on newsstands alone. Kate began her career in the magazine business by winning Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women contest and appearing on the cover. She was an editorial assistant at Glamour and later became a feature writer and columnist for the magazine. She went on to hold key jobs at several national magazines, including Mademoiselle. She eventually was named editor-in-chief of Child and then later Working Woman and McCall's. Before joining Cosmo, she served as editor-in-chief of Redbook for four years. White became editor-in-chief of Cosmo in 1998. She recently received the Matrix award, which honors "extraordinary achievements of outstanding women in the communications field."From AudioFile:
GLOSS MAGAZINE editor Cat Jones's nanny eats poisoned chocolates and dies. Jones asks crime writer Bailey Weggin to find out what happened. Was the poison meant for Cat? The nanny was nubile and ambitious; the world of magazine publishing is cutthroat. Suspects abound. Parker Posey as Bailey tells her story confidentially and a bit breathlessly as if it just happened and she has to get it off her chest. None of players in this lightweight drama are individualized, but perhaps such superficial treatment is meant to reflect their shallowness. Author Kate White is editor-in-chief of COSMOPOLITAN, so she knows of what she writes. This would be a good tape to take in the car, amusing but forgettable. J.B.G. © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Books on Tape, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0736688404
Book Description Books on Tape, 2002. Audio Cassette. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110736688404