Falling Star  confronts the harsh realities behind beauty and fashion, career and ambition, love and ethics.  Hear what TV newswomen, fellow authors, and critics have to say about this debut novel:


A Perfect Ten! … Debut author Diana Dempsey soars with Falling Star, a powerful, moving, riveting tale of greed and betrayal, love and self-discovery … Excellent characterization, great dialogue, and non-stop action make the book almost impossible to put down  Fast-paced, engaging, witty, and fun to read, Falling Star will grab you on the first page and hold you enthralled until the last.  I highly recommend this fabulous book! Susan Lantz, Romance Reviews Today


Dishy and fun – in other words, perfect summer fare. – Booklist


Dempsey has reinvented the glitz novel for a new generation.  This is glitz with heart!  Clever and glamorous. – New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz


You’ll never watch your local TV news program the same way after reading Falling StarDiana Dempsey has poured her experience as a news anchor into a fast-paced novel about television, big business, and the reality of growing old in a youth-obsessed culture.  A fun and feisty debut. – Bestselling author Jane Heller


An absorbing fast-paced story that rips the false eyelashes off TV news.  If you’ve ever wanted to throttle your husband, torpedo your rotten boss, or derail an undeserving rival, this book is for you.  I haven’t loved a debut novel this much since The First Wives Club. – Bestselling author Ciji Ware


Falling Star is a fast-paced and engaging look into the intriguing world of TV news – behind the camera.  Dempsey, a former newswoman herself, has turned her real-life experiences into a story you can’t put down! – Soledad O’Brien, Anchor, CNN/U.S.


What a fabulous read!  Like the TV news business, Falling Star made me laugh and made me cry.  Funny, fast, full of great one-liners, you’ll have a hard time putting it down. – Sue Herera, anchor, CNBC


Diana Dempsey does a great job taking you inside the real world of television news.  So many people think this is a glamorous business, but Diana captures the true cost of the passion that the job demands.  She also lets the reader in on the inside secret of the cutthroat environment that can sometimes develop.  All this while crafting a page-turner of a story! – Daryn Kagan, Creator and Founder, DarynKagan.com


This first novel takes the reader to the grit and competition of the television news business.  Sometimes a laugh-out-loud experience, this book has you rooting for the heroine all the way … Falling Star is a fun read with lots of twists and turns.  The local television news backdrop will show readers that the so-called glamour of the business is a veneer.  In order to stay on top you have to have smarts, political savvy, and stay above the fray … – Laurie Jacoby, agent, Napoli Management Group


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