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There is great depth to the story as McMahon builds strong characters and a complicated plot.
In the meantime, Meredith makes an earth-shattering accusation about James - and Evelyn falls in love with a man engaged to be married.
The author seems so intent on staying 'in period' that she forgets that readers want an interesting story.
This was on an online article as a book to be loved by those who watch Downton Abbey. The article missed the mark. I didn't find it all that interesting.Published 1 month ago by P. J. Dawkins
The author seems so intent on staying 'in period' that she forgets that readers want an interesting story. I found it all rather gloomy and depressing. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Book Worm
Well written and we'll told, a pleasure to read, you can't put it down, I look forward to reading more of her booksPublished 10 months ago by pat hills cottrell
When you visit a bookshop and see the front end stands littered with fluffy pink books that revolve around the deary existence of a shopaholic, an imbecile involve with the undead,... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Goddess of Blah Book Reviews
Post war England, with beginning of women's rights
Held your interest. Characters are real and development well done, good plot twist at the end. Nice for book clubs.
An interesting story of an early female solicitor. Novel includes, romance, mystery, murder, who-done-it and well written.
Very true to the period.
The Crimson Rooms aspire to be a historical mystery with depth. But while it was somewhat successful in exploring the ramifications of war and the psyche of those fortunate... Read morePublished on January 16, 2013 by C. Young
I recently read and loved 'The Alchemist's Daughter' by Katherine McMahon and was eager to see if her other novels were as good. Read morePublished on August 6, 2011 by Barbarino
In 1924 London, Evelyn Gifford's awakens from a nightmare about her brother James who died in the Great War. Read morePublished on February 22, 2011 by D. Merrimon Crawford