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The Crimson Rooms

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The Crimson Rooms By (author) Katharine McMahonAlthough it’s a few years after the end of the Great War, life in Clivedon Hall Gardens is still dominated by it. Thirty year old Evelyn Gifford is a pioneering young woman, following in the footsteps of her brother, James, whose promising career as a lawyer was cruelly cut short when he was killed in action. After the war, their father had reluctantly paid for Evelyn to go to Cambridge to study law but had not survived long enough to see her find – after a long battle – a post as an articled clerk to the free thinking lawyer, Daniel Breen, himself an outsider in the legal world because he had not come from the two major universities. When Mr Gifford dies his widow learns that his financial affairs are in bad shape.

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