A Woman Scorned
Published by St Martin’s Press and Headline, 1991
In 1886, five years after the tragedy that ruined her 15th birthday, Judith Carty returns to Castle Moore and resumes her flirtation with its heir, young Rick Bellingham. But Rick’s best friend, Fergal, has reasons to see their love thwarted. So does Fergal’s sister, Sally, who wants Rick for herself.
- This lively account of life among the Anglo-Irish aristocracy combines absorbing historical background, a pleasing romance, and colorful characters
- Macdonald presents another leisurely period novel of romantic and domestic dilemmas but here, in a Victorian Irish setting, there’s a strong lacing of fallout from a violent political crime backgrounding the lives of a clutch of bright young people ... Thoroughly enjoyable people and chat for those fond of slow-paced tales in a low key. Kirkus
- A historical romance which catches the flavour of turbulent times Oxford Mail
- He is every bit as bad as Dickens Martin Seymour-Smith