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SUMMARY The Brutal Truth

Australian crime reporter Maddie Grey is out of her depth in New York miserable The Brutal PDFEPUB or and secretly drawn to her powerful twice married media mogul boss Elena Bartell w. Ylva Publishing ARC received in exchanged for my unbiased review What makes this book such an enjoyableinformative and deceptively uncomfortable read at times are the author s freuent and powerfully credible assertions that in advocating for the true potential of professional women or how many working women retreat from being truly at the table in corporations that could not succeed without their largely unheralded abilities as seen in this storyline one of the leads owning and managing all of her many businesses around the world with an iron fist Winter also tries to capture every woman s desire to seek and master her own limits and goalsnot just the ones others set for herthem It s an absorbing story where readers get a highly introduction from the start to both leading characters having unlikely different career interestlots of character flawsintense relationship issues plus too much uncertainty about life etc Another reveal was the author tackling an arcane subject such as sexual assaultharassment in the workplace and making it an important piece in this bookstoryline Toss in a little stiff upper lip chemistryfree flowing dialogue with static pacing and a few well developededgy supporting cast that had their own side stories told as THE brutal truthrecommend

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The Brutal Truth

Ho eats failing newspapers for breakfast As work takes them to Australia Maddie is goaded into a brief seemingly harmless bet with her enigmatic boss where they have to tell the compl. There s just something about Lee Winter s writing style that appeals to me Every time I read one of her novels it ends up capturing my full attention and for just a few hours I feel like I m a part of the storyI mean this was a straight up DWP plot rip off in many ways but Winter still managed to make it fresh and enjoyable I could have used a tad bit romance but this was still a great read My next read is seriously going to have to step it up to match this levelSolid 5 stars

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Ete truth to each other It backfires catastrophically A lesbian romance about the lies we tell ourselves wordsThemes Australia · media mogul boss · New York · newspaper · reporter. What is it about an ice ueen that makes a story so delectable I mean truly I have a thing for this character trope Judge away I do not care I am always intrigued by that main character with that frosty alpha bitch exterior When you think about it or at least when I do some of my most beloved characters and books in the lesbian romance genre have that ice ueen that will thaw only for her one true love theme Why am I rambling on because Lee Winter writes ice ueens like nobody else Elena Bartell is a downright shark this media mogul has a reputation taking no prisoners You are either excellent or you are gone She owns newspapers all over the world waiting for them to go almost belly up then she swoops in and either turns them around or liuidates everything She does this all the while running a renowned fashion magazine Elena comes off as she has tolerance for no one even her husband she keeps at arm s length Everything is business and she keeps her mask firmly in place This woman will absolutely eviscerate anyone who gets in her way That is until she is pestered by her newly acuired night beat reporterMaddie Grey hates New York City She begrudgingly admits it to everyone except for her Aussie friends and family back home in Sydney Maddie won the green card lottery and had her dream opportunity to move to NYC and try her hand at becoming a crime reporter Now living the dream she hates her only opportunity to be a journalist is working the night beat writing obits and rifling around for stories that someone on the day shift will get to flesh out Then Elena Bartell shows up and Maddie is almost certain she s getting a pink slip especially when they get off on the wrong foot almost immediately From the get go these two characters challenge each other Maddie fires back at Elena like no one else would dare and it almost endears the woman to her No one ever dares talks back to her I mean this woman is dismissive and vicious almost all the time The two protagonists clash in so many ways but also have so much in common In a way they see the loneliness in the other Elena is struck by Maddie wanting nothing from her but a friendship of sorts while Maddie the ever curious journalist finds Elena downright fascinating She wants to scrape the boss s exterior mask to find out the heart of the cold and ruthless businesswoman Winter keeps the tension taunt for the majority of the book A long long slow captivating burn The tension in this one is like pulling a rubber band till it will stretch no Angst galore and it to me it absolutely works If you loved the Red Files I promise you this is right up your alley Everything about this book is done right The writing is crisp the characters well they were amazing and the dialogue could go from biting to amusing at the flip of a page A damn fine read Who s your favorite ice ueen


10 thoughts on “The Brutal Truth

  1. says:

    'Ylva Publishing ARC received in exchanged for my unbiased review'What makes this book such an enjoyableinformative and dece

  2. says:

    This book made me feel good I still have a smile on my face as I type this review Every time I read a Lee Winter book I say to myself “this is a damn good book” I just love the way Winter writes it just clicks for me

  3. says:

    THIS IS THE FF ROMANCE I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR ALL MY LIFEthe tension the slow burn the yearning it was perfection devil wears prada but make it gay

  4. says:

    Something about this didn't click for me Yes it's competently written and there are good parts to it but the rhythm was all over the place There's a getting to know you phase estrangement a move across the world estrangement a sever

  5. says:

    There's just something about Lee Winter's writing style that appeals to me Every time I read one of her novels it ends up capturing my full attention and for just a few hours I feel like I'm a part of the storyI mean this was a straight up DWP plot rip off in many ways but Winter still managed to make it fresh and enjoyable I coul

  6. says:

    This book is an unabashed homage to that most intriguing of character tropes the uber successful all powerful untouchable ice ueen No doubt inspired by the two most famous ice ueens in lesfic fandom Miranda and Regina And of course where's the fun in thawing ice ueens if the thawer isn't one of the lowliest and least powerful underlings around?I've noticed that the author loves to explore these kinds of relationship dyn

  7. says:

    The Brutal Truth 108000 words is a rewrite of a DWP fanfic of the same name 54505 words The fanfic version was g

  8. says:

    This is my first book by Lee Winter I'm a sucker for a May December romance so I knew this book would be right up my alley It's a well written slow burner but it's worth the wait This is one of those books that definitely leaves you feeling good and I'm looking forward to reading from Lee Winter

  9. says:

    What is it about an ice ueen that makes a story so delectable? I mean truly I have a thing for this character trope Judge away I do not care I am always intrigued by that main character with that frosty alpha bitch exterior When you think about it or at least when I do some of my most beloved characters and books in the lesbian romance genre have that ice ueen that will thaw only for her one true love theme Why am I rambling on because Le

  10. says:

    5 StarsWhen I read the synopsis and the reviews I thought this sounds familiar and definitely an uber Devil Wears Prada DWP fanfic When I bought it and put it in my Calibre Library I realized I actually read the fanfic about two years ago and it was written by RedCharcoal who I found out is Winter's pseudonym I sorta re