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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.
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.
Closing date: 25/07/2019
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
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
|Publication date:||4th October 2018|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster UK|
|Genres:||Family Drama, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
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 WilkinsonMore About Sarah Vaughan