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|Topical, daring and
controversial, Fiona Padfield’s new novel takes on the UK’s Family
Court system, its sinister machinations and notorious “code of
silence”, a method that has broken families and hurt generations of
Padfield becomes the literary voice for so many women wronged by a skewed court system.
Allegation 17 is a beautifully written, fictionalised drama based on a true story of a woman’s labyrinthine struggle to save her child from an abusive situation. Her greatest enemies are the ones who promise to protect her: the UK’s Byzantine court system and her own kin.