Monday, October 22, 2012

Terminal Ambition by Kate McGuinness

TerminalAmbition_160High-priced lawyers, mysteries, greed, and good-ole-boy mentality makes for an intriguing read in author Kate McGuinness’ debut novel, TERMINAL AMBITION.

The story begins with dramatic deaths on a mountain top and continues at full speed as the author sweeps you into a world of discrimination, sexual harassment and much more all inside the walls of a powerful law firm.

Maggie Mahoney is a partner at the prestigious law firm of Sweeny, Owens and Boyle, and the trophy wife of its managing lawyer, Bryce Chandler. Life is moving along at a steady pace when a ski trip turns Maggie’s personal and business life upside down.

When Bryce is killed in an avalanche, Maggie quickly finds herself an outsider at the law firm. Firm Chairman Andy Anderson, obsessed with becoming the next Attorney General, selects a reputed sexist to fill Bryce’s position. Suspecting there’s more to the promotion, Maggie begins to dig deeper.
Finding proof of misconduct and seeking justice for the women working at the firm, Maggie is determined to make things right. The effort could cost Maggie everything.

This is a thrilling legal action that will hold you spellbound. Author Kate McGuinness brings to light discrimination and harassment issues that unfortunately still plaque many workplaces today. Once you begin TERMINAL AMBITION, you won’t be able to stop until you know if justice is served.

This is the first installment in the Maggie Mahoney series and includes a sneak preview of the next installment, EROTIC CAPITAL, coming soon.

Author Kate McGuinness’ website is

Terminal Ambition by Kate McGuinness, A Maggie Mahoney Novel, Two XX Press, @2012, ISBN: 978-0984990177, Paperback, 308 Pages

FTC Full Disclosure - I requested this book as part of the author’s blog tour. An eBook copy was sent to me by the author in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review

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  1. Mason - This does sound like an interesting read! When it's done well, the interactions and 'behind the scenes' working of a law firm can be absolutely absorbing.

  2. Yes, I love legal thrillers and this one looks great. Thanks.


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