This version of Fashion Jungle contains a bonus prequel novella, Into the Jungle, that is only available on Apple Books. Naive teenager meets city chic as high school student, Brittany heads to the Big Apple and is thrust into the glamorous, dangerous and deadly world of New York’s fashion jungle.
Four Women…Four very different paths. One incredibly cutthroat world. Welcome to the jungle.
As America’s sweetheart Brittany is perceived as the "good girl." The sort to bring her Bible to a photoshoot...only to garner the attention of a most unlikely suitor. Until one mistake irrevocably changes both of their lives forever. Fortunately both now and then Brittany has wonderful support systems including her tribe. The leader of the tribe and a model who’s fought every battle and obstacle in the industry Zoe knows her worth. Until a sex tape scandal rocks her world. She sees no choice but to put her trust in the one man she shouldn’t to make it all go away and help her succeed. Unfortunately not only is he mired in New York’s underbelly he wants repayment... with interest. Namely her hand in marriage.
Despite her seemingly perfect life Everlee has problems of her own. Not only has her world-renowned photographer husband been cheating but it’s actually much worse than that. The things surrounding what he’s done are so dark and dangerous Everlee’s life may actually be in jeopardy. And then there's Danica cold dead in the ground Danica. Some secrets stay hidden while others are just waiting to be discovered — hers has the power to alter the industry forever.
In the world of the Fashion Jungle it’s easily eat or be eaten… but if you make it out alive you just might have a story to tell - though it will likely be one of secrets lies deceit and loss. Strap on your stilettos it's about to get wild. Based on true stories and events.
In the bonus prequel novella, Into the Jungle, Naive teenager meets city chic as a high school student, Brittany heads to the Big Apple and is thrust into the glamorous, dangerous and deadly world of New York’s fashion jungle.
1 "Fashion Jungle is a thrilling read that takes us deep inside the fast tempo world of big city life and it’s four female forces making their way through the fashion industry’s drama, pain and triumph. Exciting, current and a must-read." Vanessa Williams, Award Winning Actress and Singer
2 "A breathtaking romp through the cutthroat world of the New York fashion world that will leave you reeling." Lauren Layne, New York Times bestselling author
3 "Fashion Jungle not only invites you into the fast-paced and imaginative world of fashion, it addresses important and unfortunate issues that occur within our industry, told through the experiences of four strong women. Thank you, Kathy, for taking us on this journey, sharing your truth and reminding us all that we must be rooted in authenticity as we pursue our wildest dreams." Ashley Graham, Supermodel and Entrepreneur
4 "Ever wonder the truth about the fashion industry from a model's perspective? Read this book. Kathy Ireland was right in the middle of it, and what makes this such a compelling story is her extraordinary insight and compassion. I thank her for turning on the lights." Rene Russo, Actress
5 "An edgy, riveting, and rare glimpse into the dark side of the fashion industry. I see this as an incredible cautionary tale for women everywhere." Audrey Carlan, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author
About the Authors
Supermodel turned super mogul, designer and humanitarian, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion according to Fairchild publications. Kathy is named by Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Inc, and CNN, as one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs in the world.
Rachel Van Dyken is the #1 New York Times Bestselling, Wall Street Journal, And USA Today bestselling author of over 80 books ranging from contemporary romance to paranormal. With over three million copies sold, she's been featured in Forbes, US Weekly, and USA Today. Her books have been translated in more than 12 countries. She keeps her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, adorable son, naked cat, and two dogs.
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3.75 stars-heart breaking and emotional
3. 75 stars—-FASHION JUNGLE by Kathy Ireland and Rachel Van Dyken, is a contemporary, adult, stand alone story line focusing on four friends (Brittany, Zoe, Everlee and Dane) in the aftermath of Danica’s death, and the fall-out of years of secrets and lies.
Told from several third person perspectives (Brittany, Zoe, Everlee and Dane) FASHION JUNGLE follow the friendships, relationships and behind the scenes turmoil of the fashion industry as seen through the eyes of four friends -fashion journalist Brittany, models Zoe and Everlee, and ‘fixer’ Dane. Months earlier, Dane’s sister Danica took her own life but Dane was determined to prove the medical examiner wrong. As Danica’s friends slowly moved forward with their lives, Dane worked behind the scenes in an effort to reveal the secrets that are about to tear their lives apart.
From infidelity to miscarriages, drugs, teen aged mothers, political aspirations, child pornography and human trafficking, the world of fashion buries its’ secrets along with the dead. We are witness to the heart break of loss, infidelity, betrayal, vengeance and fear. From a young woman who is forced to give up everything she loves, to a wife whose marriage is nothing more than a smoke screen for the dirty and depraved, FASHION JUNGLE looks at the seedier side of the modelling and fashion industry, yet leaves the dirtiest details to the reader’s imagination.
Base on trues stories and events, FASHION JUNGLE is a slow building story line that will stoke your interest as to the who, how and when. As two women find love, another will say goodbye to what never was, and what will never be. The premise is engaging, entertaining but slightly predictable; the characters are broken, struggling, colorful and lost. FASHION JUNGLE is a heart breaking and and emotional look at an industry that has destroyed so many lives.