Tell Me A Secret by Jane Fallon | @JaneFallon @MichaelJBooks @JennyPlatt90 | #blogtour

I’m absolutely delighted to join the blog tour for Tell Me A Secret by Jane Fallon today! My thanks to Jenny at Michael Joseph for the invitation to join and for my wonderful review copy!

Author : Jane Fallon
Title : Tell Me A Secret
Pages : 403
Publisher : Michael Joseph
Publication date : January 10, 2019


Holly and Roz spend most of their days together. They like the same jokes, loathe the same people and tell each other everything. 

So when single mum Holly gets a shot at her dream job after putting everything on hold to raise her daughter, she assumes her friend will be dying to pop the champagne with her.

But is she just imagining things, or is Roz not quite as happy for her as she should be?

As Holly starts to take a closer look at Roz’s life outside their friendship, she begins to discover a few things that don’t add up. Who is the woman who claims to be her ally? 

Perhaps it was a mistake to tell Roz all her secrets.

Because it takes two to forge a friendship. 

But it only takes one to wage a war . . .


This is only the second novel I’ve read by Jane Fallon but I must say she’s fast becoming a firm favourite. When the reading mojo is dipping or I just need a break from all the crime fiction and psychological thrillers I tend to read, she is undoubtedly the perfect remedy.

Holly and Roz are colleagues and friends, working in the script department of a popular TV soap. They chat about anything and everything, gossiping the day away and aren’t averse to mocking their other colleagues from time to time. Then Holly gets a promotion and odd things start to happen. Who is trying to sabotage Holly and why? Holly is fairly confident she knows who is behind these shenanigans but proving it is an entirely different matter.

With its focus firmly on friendship and rivalry in the workplace, Tell Me A Secret had me engrossed from the very beginning. It annoyed me when I had to put the book down for whatever reason and I couldn’t wait to get back to it, which to me is always a sign of an excellent story. These characters are all immensely engaging and remarkably easy to relate to.

As much as the office mystery held my attention throughout, I was equally engrossed in Holly’s life outside of her work. There’s a healthy dash of humour, mostly provided by her best friend Dee, who is the most fabulous character! (With a name like that, how could she not be? 😉)

Tell Me A Secret is a delightfully entertaining and a thoroughly enjoyable tale of friendship, lies, deceit and rivalry. This light-hearted novel left me with a big smile on my face and provided the perfect antidote and escape for those dark and depressing January days. I will most definitely be making time this year to try and catch up on Jane Fallon’s other novels.

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Jane Fallon is the multi-award-winning television producer behind shows such as This Life, Teachers and 20 Things To Do Before You’re 30.

Her Sunday Times bestselling books are Getting Rid of Matthew, Got You Back, Foursome, The Ugly Sister, Skeletons, Strictly Between Us, My Sweet Revenge and Faking Friends. They have sold over a million copies in the UK alone.

Author links : Facebook | Twitter

  12 comments for “Tell Me A Secret by Jane Fallon | @JaneFallon @MichaelJBooks @JennyPlatt90 | #blogtour

  1. January 10, 2019 at 11:04 am

    Fantastic review! I haven’t read any of her books yet but really want too!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. January 10, 2019 at 11:10 am

    I really enjoyed this one too and you’re right sometimes the antics outside the office were much more entertaining 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. January 10, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    I haven’t read any of her books yet but I know each one has a wonderful cover that makes you hungry or thirsty :-). Thanks for introducing me to this author that I really have to get to know! Great review Dee!

    Liked by 1 person

    • January 12, 2019 at 12:39 pm

      I never noticed that about the covers until you mentioned it! So true! I hope you enjoy her books when you give them a go, lovely! xx

      Liked by 1 person

  4. January 10, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    I really loved this one as well, but I think Holly played too nice in this one. She found so many juicy bits but didn’t use them… 🙄

    Liked by 1 person

    • January 12, 2019 at 12:38 pm

      True. I probably would have gone in there like a bull in a china shop 😂. I just figured she had little proof and didn’t want to lose her job.


  5. January 10, 2019 at 5:33 pm

    Yes I really want to read this. It’s great how reading one book from an author means you know you will love her next ones.
    Amanda xx

    Liked by 1 person

  6. ChrissiReads
    January 10, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    I haven’t read this author before but I am intrigued now… Wonderful review.

    Liked by 1 person

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