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Explosive, timely, resonant and relatable.

Whisper Network was bought in a big-money pre-empt by the US, UK and ANZ just 24 hours after submission. Sales have been agreed to in 11 territories, including France (Albin Michel), Holland (Bruna), Israel (Yediot), Italy (Longanesi), Norway (Kagge), Romania (Nemira) and Spain (Penguin Random House).

Backed by a huge global marketing and publicity campaign, the whispers will become a deafening roar as every woman discovers Whisper Network in 2019.


About the book

‘If only you had listened to us,’ they tell us on page one, ‘none of this would have happened.’ If you loved Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies or Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere, we guarantee you will love Whisper Network.

Sloane, Ardie, Grace and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv’s CEO means their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the women has a different relationship with Ames, who has always been surrounded by whispers about how he treats women. Those whispers have been ignored, swept under the rug, hidden away by those in charge.

But the world has changed and the women are watching this promotion differently. This time, when they find out Ames is making an inappropriate move on a colleague, they aren’t willing to let it go. This time, they’ve decided enough is enough.

Sloane and her colleagues’ decision to take a stand sets in motion a catastrophic shift in the office. Lies will be uncovered. Secrets will be exposed. And not everyone will survive.


About the author

Chandler Baker got her start ghostwriting novels, including a book series that has sold more than one million copies. She grew up in Florida, attended the University of Pennsylvania and studied law at the University of Texas. She has previously published five young adult novels and now lives in Austin with her husband and young daughter where, in addition to writing, she practises corporate law. Whisper Network is her first adult novel.

Let us know what you think on Twitter @hachetteaus or @cbakerbooks with #whispernetwork.


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Advance praise

‘Exciting and sprinkled with razor-sharp insights about what it is to be a woman today, Whisper Network is a witty and timely story that will make you cheer for sisterhood.’
—Liv Constantine, USA Today bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish

‘Whisper Network is Big Little Lies meets Working Girl: a deft, honest take on what women in the workplace must endure; a fast-paced whodunit; and a gripping, #MeToo-era thriller about how to fight for justice when the law isn’t on your side.’
—Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet and June

Whisper Network manages to be provocative, timely, and a ripping good read: A murder mystery and a manifesto all rolled up into one. I couldn’t put it down.’
—Janelle Brown, New York Times bestselling author of Watch Me Disappear

‘Provocative, thoughtful and highly entertaining, Whisper Network is a book readers will be talking about long after they’ve finished reading it.’
—E G Scott, author of The Woman Inside


Sample chapter

Take a sneak peek at Whisper Network here.


Reading copy giveaway

Be one of the first to read Whisper Network. Email with ‘Whisper Network reading copy giveaway’ in the subject line for your chance to secure one of 20 copies.




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