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This got really old, really fast, as it really does nothing to further the plot along.
In the meantime, Meredith makes an earth-shattering accusation about James - and Evelyn falls in love with a man engaged to be married.
There is great depth to the story as McMahon builds strong characters and a complicated plot.
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 27 days 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 4 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 14 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 21 months ago by C. Young
I tried to order this audio book on just CDs - not downloadable to an iPod or MP3 player - but they kept sending me what I DIDN'T want. Read morePublished on October 10, 2011 by Cynthia A
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