The Anchor War:
an exciting novel about
TV news, love and war
Three news correspondents battle for a
$2.5-million-a-year anchor job in John Westin's excitiing novel The Anchor
As America's first war on Iraq begins in
1991, legendary network anchorman Harrison Kiser is murdered by his mistress
as millions watch. Within days, the battle for Kiser's lucrative job begins.
David Sheldon, the network’s handsome,
sophisticated and ambitious correspondent in Tokyo. His wife thinks he
loves the network more than he loves her. She may be right.
Frank West, chief correspondent for the
network’s primetime news magazine, “Perspective”. West
is rugged, aggressive and independent. His love life is a mess. He dates
a fetching woman who already has a possessive boyfriend.
Marilyn Rhodes, chief Moscow correspondent.
She flies to New York and demands a shot at the job. She gets her chance
to show what she can do on the network’s morning show, but quickly
discovers she is stuck in the quicksand of sleazy journalism and office
It is a no-holds battle for the anchor
job—complete with scandals, sex, a bombing, a murder mystery and
confrontations over the morality of the war.
John Westin also has written Stealing the
White House, The Spy Book and The Perfect Candidate. See McNeilandRichards.com
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