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Anatomy of a Scandal

by Sarah Vaughan

Family Drama Thriller and Suspense

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The gripping and controversial novel that is guaranteed to get readers talking in 2018! A high-profile marriage thrust into the spotlight. A wife, determined to keep her family safe, must face a prosecutor who believes justice has been a long time coming. A scandal that will rock Westminster. And the women caught at the heart of it. Anatomy of a Scandal centres on a high-profile marriage that begins to unravel when the husband is accused of a terrible crime.

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Anatomy of a Scandal Synopsis

Sophie is sure her husband, James, is innocent and desperately hopes to protect her precious family from the lies which might ruin them. Kate is the barrister who will prosecute the case - she is equally certain that James is guilty and determined he will pay for his crimes.

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Anatomy of a Scandal Press Reviews

The Good Wife meets The Affair - fantastic! -- bleachhouselibrary

Deftly plotted and superbly well researched, with an eerie relevance to the current debate surrounding the attitudes to and experiences of women in Westminster, Hollywood and beyond. An intelligent, absorbing page-turner that avoids all knee-jerk assumptions and easy answer  -  Laura Barnett, author of The Versions of Us

The best courtroom drama since Apple Tree Yard ... sensational -  Clare Mackintosh

A compelling and cautionary story about how we can never truly know someone else; how even after twelve years of marriage, a wife might not know everything about her husband. Brilliant, shocking, and gripping, once I started, I couldn't stop reading -  Claire Fuller, bestselling author of Our Endless Numbered Days

Sarah Vaughan drip feeds revelations while exploring the power and privilege of political elite - Good Housekeeping

Think last year's drama Liar with a dash of Apple Tree Yard -  Sunday Mirror

That rare book that combines great writing, spot-on characterisation and a compulsive, page-turning narrative. I read it in one breathless day. Set against a fascinating backdrop of the Houses of Parliament, the Old Bailey and Oxford University, think House of Cards meets The Secret History. Meticulously researched, this is an outstanding read -  Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle

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ISBN: 9781471165023
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781471164996
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471165023
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: Sarah Vaughan
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: Family Drama, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan read English at Oxford and went on to become a journalist. After eleven years at the Guardian working as a news reporter, health correspondent and political correspondent, she started freelancing. THE ART OF BAKING BLIND is her first novel and she is now working on her second. Sarah lives near Cambridge with her husband and two small children.   Author Photo © Nikki Wilkinson

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