Worst Idea Ever
Jane Fallon

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Narrated By: Luisa Bradshaw-White, Kristin Atherton

Duration: 10 hours and 24 minutes

What to expect

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he razor-sharp new novel from the million-copy Sunday Times bestselling author of Queen Bee and Faking Friends.

Best friends tell each other everything.

Or do they?

Georgia and Lydia are so close they're practically sisters.

So when Lydia starts an online business that struggles, Georgia wants to help her - but she also understands Lydia's not the kind to accept a handout.

Setting up a fake Twitter account, Georgia hopes to give her friend some anonymous moral support by posing as a potential customer.

But then Lydia starts confiding in her new internet buddy and Georgia discovers she doesn't know her quite as well as she thought.

Georgia knows she should reveal herself, but she's fascinated by this insight into her friend's true feelings.

Especially when Lydia starts talking about her.

Until Lydia reveals a secret that could not only end their friendship but also blow up Georgia's marriage.

Georgia's in too deep.

But what can she save?

Her marriage, her friendship - or just herself?

Praise for Jane Fallon:

'The queen of the revenge novel' Heat

'She always delivers a fabaliss read' Marian Keyes

'Compelling, edgy, beautifully written' Daily Mail

'Hugely compelling and unpredictable' Ruth Jones

'Barbed, twisty and full of deliciously dry wit' Sunday Mirror

'Brilliant, with completely unexpected twists' Gill Sims

'Intelligent, edgy and witty' Glamour

'Romcom with attitude' Mail on Sunday

© Jane Fallon 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021


Modern and contemporary fiction, Contemporary romance, Humorous fiction

Listen to a sample

Takes us on a deep dive into the emotionally murky waters which exist between protagonists Lydia and Georgia . . . I adored it

Daily Mail

Praise for Jane Fallon


Ingenious. Her eye for detail, compressed emotion and the absurdity that lurks beneath what people say to each other, is unerring. Worst. Idea. Ever. strengthens her claim to be one of our very finest comic novelists

Tortoise Media

Sharp and hilarious

Louise Candlish

I LOVE her books. She always delivers a fabaliss read

Hugely compelling and unpredictable

bestselling author of Never Greener

Compelling, edgy, beautifully written

Daily Mail

We adore Jane Fallon's novels, and this witty page-turner could be her best yet

Closer 'Must Read'

Brilliant, with completely unexpected twists

bestselling author of Why Mummy Drinks

Funny, insightful, sharp, wicked, brilliant - Jane Fallon at her very best

Milly Johnson

Barbed, twisty and full of deliciously dry wit, this is smart stuff to race through

Sunday Mirror

Intelligent, edgy and witty


A romcom with attitude

Mail on Sunday

She's the queen of the revenge novel. Dramatic and engaging from the start, you won't want to put it down


Chick lit with an edge


We love everything Jane Fallon writes and this might be her best yet!


I loved Worst Idea Ever. Another Fallonesque treat, possibly my favourite so far. Full of heart, humour and humanity. Great characters and a riveting story from the start. She's so good at tapping into the best and the worst in us. Fabulous

Ruth Jones

Sparkling and unpredictable


Darkly comic and addictive