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The most compelling gothic novel of

love and obsession since Rebecca

An epic 19th century panorama encompassing

London, Paris and the dark streets of Venice.

Complete and unabridged

Available for download from iTunes and Audible

Performed by Miriam Margolyes


Miriam Margolyes

“A book that's revealing, surprising, compelling, gripping.

Janet Todd

A psychological journey from safety into obsession and secrecy. It mirrors a physical journey from flamboyant Regency England through a defeated Europe struggling to create a new order after the upheavals of the Napoleonic conquests.”

Digital Download editions available now

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Strange and haunting, a gothic novel

with a modern consciousness.


Philippa Gregory

A quirky, darkly mischievous novel about love, obsession and the burden of charisma, played out against the backdrop of Venice's watery, decadent glory.

Sarah Dunant

Meet Janet Todd
In conversation with Ruth Scurr at Waterstones, Piccadilly in  London.  Introduced  by  Miriam Margolyes.


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