Books by Alison McLeay

THE SUMMER HOUSE by Alison McLeay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 1997

"Another period piece from McLeay (After Shanghai, 1996, etc.) with, once again, more life and intellectual energy than most."
An agreeable period story in the Masterpiece Theater tradition as an upper-class girl details her encounters with nouveau-riche neighbors in their lakeside mansion where passions flare, parents betray, and true love prevails. Read full book review >
AFTER SHANGHAI by Alison McLeay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"One of those beguilingly detailed period novels too intelligent to be froth and too unpretentious to do more than tell an absorbing story with panache and conviction."
A sweeping novel, set in Shanghai and elsewhere, of the high life between the wars in which a rich young Englishwoman torn by loyalties to different cultures, and oppressed by a stifling marriage, finds true love at last. Read full book review >