A Woman of Integrity
By (author) J. David Simons
Finding herself to be on the wrong side of fifty for a female film star, Laura Scott’s career is on the slide. She has an opportunity to reverse this downward spiral when she is offered the starring role in a one-woman play about the life and loves of Hollywood silent screen actress turned pioneering pilot, Georgie Hepburn. Laura jumps at the chance for Georgie is someone she has admired for her courage and integrity ever since she was a child. But as Laura discovers more about Georgie, she realises there is always a price to pay for integrity – in her own life as well as Georgie’s.Acclaimed author J David Simons’ fifth novel, this is a subtle and complex exploration of a creative life and the challenges faced when a person’s desire to be authentic comes under pressure.
J. David Simons
J David Simons is a former lawyer, lecturer, cotton farmer and journalist. He is the author of five novels including An Exquisite Sense of What is Beautiful and The Credit Draper which was short-listed for the McKitterick Prize.