Interesting story but not very well written Full of questionable plot devices as though the author used the first thing that came to mind even though there were many reasons why it didn t really wo
Interesting story but not very well written. Full of questionable plot devices - as though the author used the first thing that came to mind even though there were many reasons why it didn't really work.The best Crimson Creat Shirley Conran is Kindle Elinor, a legendary novelist, is on her deathbed and must decide to whom she will leave her fortune Which, if any, of her three granddaughters will inherit Beautiful Annabel, Miranda, the brilliant businesswoman, or Clare, the film producer s wife with a social conscience. Shirley Conran is the ex wife of British designer, restaurateur, retailer and writer Sir Terence Conran She is the mother of designers Sebastian Conran and Jasper Conran A bestselling author in her own right whose most memorable books include Lace and Superwoman.She was educated at the University of Portsmouth In addition to novel writing, she wrote regularly for The Observer newspaper s women s page and was the first women s editor of The Observer Colour Magazine and women s editor of The Daily Mail newspaper where she launched the weekly women s magazine Femail She also has great experience as a designer in textiles and as a colour consultant she had her own paint range She handled the publicity for the Women in Media Campaign devoted to sex discrimination legislation She was on the selection committee of the Council of Industrial Design for eight years She also has been a columnist for Vanity Fair magazine.Shirley Conran is well known for having said First things first, second things never.She was successfully treated for skin cancer several years ago.She has homes in France and London.. A viral Kindle Crimson Wow, loved it. Twists and surprises I never saw coming. About the O'Dare family. Elinor O'Dare raises her 3 granddaughters after their parents die in an accident. Elinor is a romance writer, a profession that was decided for her by her husband Billy. He would lock her in a bedroom until she wrote what he approved of. After his accidental (maybe) death she raises the girls by herself. Claire is the oldest and she marries a Filmmaker has a son with him, then leaves him when she finds him in their bed with another woman. Annabel is the beautiful one and becomes a model and marries a TV anchorman. Miranda stays single and founds her own cosmetics company. Elinor turns over her finances to Adam Grant who is the son of an old friend. That turns out to be the worst mistake of her life because Adam, who becomes a compulsive gambler also turns into a very slick embezzler. Adam manipulates all the women and turns one against the other. What happens because of him is chaos and makes them almost lose lives, money, and each other.