Katharine McMahon
 

Paperback Release

22 August 2019

The Hour of Separation

“Intense and emotional, The Hour of Separation takes us deep into the shadows cast by violence and conflict. Terrific.”

-Elizabeth Buchan

 
 
 

Katharine’s emerging theme, through ten novels, is women and their historical struggle to find a voice.  She has gained inspiration from astonishing women ranging from Mary Ward, whose family was intimately entwined with the Gunpowder Plot, to Carrie Morrison, the first woman to qualify as a solicitor.  In her latest book she explores what it means to be a heroine, and the conflict between domestic duty, love and vocation.

Browse this website to discover the women behind the fiction.

 
 
 

Listen

                                                                             Katharine talks to poet Julia Copus about The Crimson Rooms:  

                                                                                          https://www.rlf.org.uk/showcase/wa_episode74/

BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour   The Woman In The Picture   8 July 2014

 
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