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  • Location: London

The Friend Zone Experiment

The Friend Zone Experiment

Why a Booktrail?

2024: From the outside, Renee Goh’s life looks perfect.

  • ISBN: 978-1035046089
  • Genre: Fiction, Romance

What you need to know before your trail

From the outside, Renee Goh’s life looks perfect. She’s thirty and beautiful, runs a glamorous―and profitable―women’s clothing company in London, and is dating a hot Taiwanese pop star.

But Renee is lonely. Estranged from her family in Singapore, she practically lives at the office, and now she’s just been dumped by her supposed boyfriend. Who she never saw anyway, so why is she ruining her Instagram-ready makeup by crying?

Before she can curl up on the couch with a pint of Ben & Jerry’s, Renee’s father calls. He’s retiring, and, thanks to the screw-ups of her wastrel brothers, he is considering her as the next CEO of the family business: Chahaya Group, one of the largest conglomerates in Southeast Asia. That stamp of her father’s approval would mean everything to Renee, but can she cooperate with the brothers who drove her out of Singapore?

But fate isn’t done with her. That same night, Renee bumps into her first love, Yap Ket Siong, who broke her heart during university. They spend a wonderful night together, but Ket Siong is pursuing a dangerous vengeance for his family. In the light of day is there any hope for the two of them?

Travel Guide


Most of the book is set in London and there are some great places visited! The V and A is a real treat. Good to see the experiences of one culture in a new city and country.


The family business at the heart of the novel is in Sarawak in Borneo which is a Malaysian state.

BookTrail Boarding Pass: The Friend Zone Experiment

Destination:London  Author/guide: Zen  Cho  Departure Time: 2024

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