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The Rise

By: Shari Low,Ross King
Narrated by: Ross King,Helen McAlpine
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Summary

When we bury our secrets, they always come back to haunt us...

Their rise was meteoric.

Only a few years before, they had been three friends from Glasgow, trying to survive in a world of danger and dysfunction.

Suddenly they were thrust on to the world’s biggest stage, accepting an Oscar in front of the watching world.

That night was the beginning of their careers. But it was the end of their friendships.

Over the next twenty years, Mirren McLean would become one of the most powerful writers in the industry. 

Zander Leith would break box-office records as cinema’s most in-demand action hero. 

And Davie Johnson would break the bank, raking in millions as producer of some of the biggest shows on TV.

For two decades they didn’t speak, driven apart by a horrific secret.

Until now...

Their past is coming back to bite them, and they have to decide whether to run, hide, or fight.

Because when you rise to the top, there’s always someone who wants to see you fall...

©2022 Shari Low and Ross King (P)2022 Boldwood Books

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I don’t normally leave reviews .. but this is so good

I dont normally leave reviews but felt I needed to .. I always enjoy Shari lows book .l but this was great . I loved it . Edgy … funny … sad E everything really!!!

Thanks Ross & Shari xxx

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Fab Dabbie Dosie

Finished within a few days… Great storyline, characters and narrator. Now onto the next one.

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Far far better than the cover suggests

Really enjoyed the whole book. Great narration, great story. I enjoyed the whole story, some of it easier to predict, but enough emotional plot twists to keep it interesting.

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Stunning, superb story set in Glasgow and HOLLYWOOD, DESERVES AN OSCAR …..get listening 😊

A slow start soon leaps to a marvellous intriguing story of secrets and success, narrated brilliantly, pace is perfect and the life in Glasgow to the rise to the world of celebrity by the 3 main characters is compelling and atmospheric……I loved it , a super Novel enjoy . One of a series …. Wonderful
Caroline Kronsten



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Dreadful

Too many characters. Narration awful and the constant name dropping in every paragraph was too much

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Great read

Very enjoyable listen and can’t wait to get the next book from the two brilliant authors .

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brilliant

really enjoyed the characters, and the Hollywood story line. little more humour would of been good but I really did enjoy ot

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Such a good story

Loved it all. The Scottish flavour was wonderful. Could be totally believable. This is a definite must read book

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Good listen

Really enjoyed this book just one criticism. The music reference at the beginning of each chapter were a bit off putting 😳

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Highly Recommended

Considering that the subject matter of "The Rise" falls somewhere between Jackie Collins and an episode of "Taggart", I was pleasantly surprised to find it compelling, entertaining and un-put-down-able. That the action slides so effortlessly between 1980's Glasgow and modern day Holywood is down to some great writing and - amazingly, considering the Holywood setting - the very real, and extraordinarily likeable, character.

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