Review: The Corset by Laura Purcell

Is prisoner Ruth Butterham mad or a murderer? Victim or villain? Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor and awaiting trial for murder. When Dorothea’s charitable work leads her to Oakgate Prison, she finds herself drawn to Ruth, a teenage seamstress – and self-confessed murderess – who nurses a dark … More Review: The Corset by Laura Purcell

Review: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

The Silent Companions unfolds across three narration periods; the diary of Anne Bainbridge in 1635, the events at The Bridge in 1885 with recently widowed Elsie Bainbridge and the most recent developments at St Joesph’s Hospital. All three narrative periods are interconnected to cultivate one-heck-of-a gripping climax. Thiiiiiis book! If you want something gothic, haunting, chilling… … More Review: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell