The Trade Off from Sandie Jones – the author of the Reese Witherspoon Bookclub pick, The Other Woman – is an addictive psychological thriller about how far a journalist will go to get the story.
Everyone has a price. What’s yours?
Would you print a lie across a front page?
For Stella, Deputy Editor of The Globe, the choice has always been clear. There is no stone she will leave unturned in her pursuit of the best story. It’s what she’s built her reputation on.
For Jess, the Globe’s rookie reporter, the story stops when the truth does. But she knows that the dirty tricks of the tabloids will be hard to overturn.
And when the subject of the story Jess is working on pays the ultimate price, she suspects that the paper may have had more to do with it than they’re letting on…
What price would you pay to uncover the truth if someone is prepared to kill to bury it?