• "I found myself bathing in the wonderful descriptions . . . Newbery writes with grace and immediacy"

    Vivien Hamilton, Daily Telegraph
  • "A gothic romance dealing with the most taboo subject of all . . . Newbery has created a climactic period story, compelling in its description and psychological drama . . . the relationship between art and life is starkly framed"

    Elaine Williams, TES Teacher
  • "Unfolds with horrific credibility and total suspense"

    Gill Roberts, Carousel