Wonders & Marvels giveaway

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With A Very Dangerous Woman published today in the USA and Canada, history website Wonders & Marvels features a guest post by the book’s co-author Jeremy Dronfield.

W&M has two copies of A Very Dangerous Woman to give away to US readers; sign up by June 29th to qualify.

Moura in Moscow 1918

From Jeremy’s post:

Spy, seductress, aristocrat, Baroness Moura Budberg was a mystery to everyone who knew her, even her closest friends and her children.

In London in the 1950s, she was a renowned saloniste; nobody else had the magnetic charm or the air of danger and mystery that surrounded Baroness Budberg, and her soirées attracted Graham Greene, Laurence Olivier, Guy Burgess, Bertrand Russell, David Lean, E. M. Forster, Peter Ustinov – all came to drink gin and vodka and be enchanted.

In her prime she had been the mistress of both Maxim Gorky and H. G. Wells, both obsessed with her. Wells, whose proposals of marriage she turned down repeatedly, thought her the most compellingly attractive woman alive, and he wasn’t the only one.


Read the rest of the post at Wonders & Marvels.

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