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The Maiden

The Maiden

a daring, feminist debut novel - now a Times bestseller!

by Kate Foster
Paperback
Publication Date: 26/04/2023

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Inspired by a real-life case and winner of the Bloody Scotland Pitch Perfect Award, Kate Foster's The Maiden is a remarkable story with a feminist revisionist twist, giving a voice to women otherwise silenced by history.

"In the end, it did not matter what I said at my trial. No one believed me."

Edinburgh, October 1679. Lady Christian Nimmo is arrested and charged with the murder of her lover, James Forrester. News of her imprisonment and subsequent trial is splashed across the broadsides, with headlines that leave little room for doubt: Adulteress. Whore. Murderess.

Only a year before, Christian was leading a life of privilege and respectability. So, what led her to risk everything for an affair? And does that make her guilty of murder? She wasn't the only woman in Forrester's life, and certainly not the only one who might have had cause to wish him dead . . .

ISBN:
9781529091731
9781529091731
Category:
Historical Fiction
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
26-04-2023
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
234x153x30mm
Weight:
0.47kg
Kate Foster

Kate works as a literary agent and writes children's books about friends, family, and dogs. Originally from the south east of England, she now lives on the beautiful Gold Coast in Australia with her family and rescue dogs.

She loves eating cake, reading books, and watching cooking programmes on TV!

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