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It shouldn’t have been like this. Being on television was meant to lead to fame and a glamorous social life. But for Lizzie Partridge, forty-something, divorced and TV cook on Midlands This Morning, it meant dinners for one, coping alone with an air-head adolescent daughter and following middle-aged men into corner shops pretending she needed a bottle of Lea & Perrins.

Her good friend Louie – if only he wasn’t gay – thought he knew what the trouble was: Lizzie was always on the wrong side of the glass, looking in at other people’s lives. Whatever the truth of that, things for Lizzie were going to get a lot worse before they got better . . .


'Her comic touch is sure and accurate ... If Victoria Wood wrote a novel, it would read something like this' Independent.
'A gift for timing, an impeccable ear for dialogue and an eye for detail ... highly engaging' The Times.
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