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 Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Gosford Park meets Groundhog Day by way of Agatha Christie and Black Mirror – the most inventive story you’ll read this year Tonight, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed … Again It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn … More Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton