Praise from readers for The Miranda Affair – new novel by Margaret R. Davis

Praise from readers for The Miranda Affair – new novel by Margaret R. Davis

“Such an amazing time in history for Margaret Davis to have written The Miranda Affair, a novel about what it was like for women in the workplace in the late 1980s.” Elise Frances Miller

“…The Miranda Affair taught me to respect and admire the executive women who succeeded despite the myriad obstacles of those times. The ending came as a surprise to me.” NCR

“I loved this book by Margaret Davis – it’s a fun, interesting read about a woman navigating the business world of San Francisco ~30 years ago. While a lot has changed (think internet, smart phones, etc.), it is striking how much is still the same. I was rooting for Katie Carlisle from page one and am glad to have read it.” Diane J.

“I loved The Miranda Affair ! I couldn’t put it down. A most enjoyable read. A love story, work struggle and a lot of real historical reality.” Carol Robinson 

“Margaret Davis’s mastery chooses a sociopolitical theme current in our society.” Winifred McCaffrey

“Author Margaret Davis is a champion story-teller for women’s higher good. With a light touch of humor she creates a win for Katie Carlisle as a familiar office drama threatens her core values.” Diane Warner

Sociologist and Author Margaret R. Davis’s Novel Depicts Shenanigans as Women and Men Climb Corporate Ladder

The Miranda Affair, a new novel by Margaret R. Davis


Sociologist and author Margaret R. Davis’s new novel, The Miranda Affair (published by Sand Hill Review Press, 2017) is a light-hearted yet serious depiction of the political shenanigans that take place as women and men in a large corporation struggle to climb the corporate ladder.

See how protagonists/rivals Katie Carlisle and Barry Bryce cope and triumph.

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“The Cost of Devaluing Women” in The New York Times Opinion section by Sallie Krawcheck December 2, 2017

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