Silk by Rupert James

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Money. Sex. Power. Some things are always in fashion.

Christine Fairbrother is a high-powered barrister, the scourge of the divorce courts. Christine has ambitions to become a QC—to "take silk"—after her next big case.

Her talented daughter, Isabelle Cisse, is a design graduate launching herself on the London fashion scene, full of dreams and ambitions—and with a fatal weakness for unsuitable men...

Victoria Crabtree's position as Massimo Rivelli's mistress is precarious. Massimo is the multi-millionaire owner of the House of Rivelli, one of the world's leading manufacturers of couture fashion. However, he shows no sign of wanting to divorce his wife and Victoria's always in danger of being replaced with a younger model. But he's about to discover just what lengths Victoria will go to in order to survive...

About Rupert James

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Rupert James is a celebrity and fashion journalist. He lives in London and is married to a barrister.
Published February 10, 2012 by Cleis Press. 479 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Erotica, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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The Telegraph

(One of those trade secrets I mentioned is how little time barristers sometimes have to prepare even quite big cases.) Sure enough, she spent most of the trial being sneered at by various blokes, including the judge, her client and her client’s Andy Gray-like solicitor.

Feb 22 2011 | Read Full Review of Silk


The same cannot be said of Anthony Horowitz’s “new Sherlock Holmes novel” The House Of Silk, which comes fully endorsed by the Conan Doyle estate and takes up almost 300 pages of close-printed text without flagging for a moment.

Nov 04 2011 | Read Full Review of Silk

Portland Book Review

If you like fashion, sex, intrigue and more sex then Rupert James is your kind of author.

May 31 2012 | Read Full Review of Silk

ForeWord Reviews

Filled with workaholics and eccentrics, this is not a stage for down-to-earth, sweet personalities: “Despite her dramatic departure from her own London Fashion Week debut in the back of an ambulance, two nights in hospital and a further week’s bed rest at home, Isabelle found herself, at the age ...

Mar 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Silk

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