Book giveaway: The Woman in the Picture
The page-turning sequel to The Crimson Rooms, by bestselling author Katharine McMahon, who also penned Richard & Judy Book Club pick The Rose of Sebastopol.
London, 1926. Evie Gifford, one of the first female lawyers in Britain, is not a woman who lets convention get in her way. She has left her family home following a devastating love affair, much to her mother's disapproval.
London is tense in the days leading up to the General Strike and Evelyn throws herself into two very different cases - one involving a family with links to the unions, and the other a rich man who claims not to be the father of his wife's child.
Evie is confronting the hardest challenge of her career when she is faced with an unexpected proposal - just as her former lover returns. How can she possibly choose between security with a man she admires and passion for the man who betrayed her?
Praise for The Woman in the Picture
'McMahon is the mistress of telling contrasts and of charged, passionate and beautifully crafted prose.' Wendy Holden, Daily Mail
'The roaring 20s are brought fizzingly to life in Katharine McMahon's The Woman in the Picture. This elegant story about a feisty young woman torn between head and heart is absorbing and atmospheric.' Good Housekeeping
'This novel's skilfully crafted atmosphere draws the reader in from the first page, and the protagonist's compassion for the people she defends is impressive. The cases she becomes embroiled in are interesting, but the love story is the most gripping part. McMahon is a talented writer whose twists will keep you turning pages.' The Lady
This giveaway is sponsored by Orion books
About the Author
Katharine McMahon studied English and Drama at Bristol University. She has worked as a teacher in schools and universities, as a Royal Literary Fund Fellow supporting student writing, and has run national training courses. She is involved with local theatre and lives with her family in Hertfordshire.
Visit her website to find out more.
We're giving away 50 copies of The Woman in the Picture. Fill in the form below to apply for a free copy. Don't forget, if you receive a free copy of this book, we kindly post your thoughts on the discussion thread or write a review here.
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