Imogen Robertson's break-out novel - a deep, dark and opulent tale of Belle Epoque Paris, and the secrets and dangers hidden beneath its luxurious facade.
Imogen Robertson grew up in Darlington, studied Russian and German at Cambridge, and now lives in London. She directed for TV, film and radio before becoming a full-time author, and also writes and reviews poetry. Imogen won the Telegraph's 'First thousand words of a novel competition' in 2007 with the opening of INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS, her first novel.
Matchless storytelling, gripping and moving in equal measure. Addictive - Nicci FrenchChillingly memorable...an extraordinary thriller - Tess GerritsenEngaging and atmospheric, Imogen Robertson's historical thriller transports readers back to the Belle ?poque, expertly evoking the artistic and glamorous side of the French capital as well as its murky underbelly. - France MagazineA brilliantly atmospheric evocation of fin de si?cle Paris and its art world. It's a perfect book to read beside an open fire. Or on the beach. Or on the bus for that matter. A page-turner from a writer to keep an eye out for - The Gloss magazine