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  • A wonderful piece of storytelling... with fantastic characters and a thrilling denouement. I highly recommend this to fans of the ghostly, the historical and the time-slip.

    Lisa Reads Books
  • This is a brilliant novel and an impressive debut. I really look forward to reading Melissa Bailey's next book and would rate this as a five star read.

    Book Babblers
  • This is a wonderful book that will haunt you long after you finish it.

    Brighton & Hove Independent
  • Melissa Bailey is a wonderful talent... the words flow and the story is beautifully crafted... For a magnificent and atmospheric blend of old and new, past and present, along with the odd death thrown in for good measure, The Medici Mirror will not disappoint.

    Milo Rambles
  • If you like spooky, sexy mysteries with a historical flavour then The Medici Mirror is for you. Melissa Bailey is undoubtedly a name we will all become familiar with.

    Byte the Book
  • clever variation of a time-slip novel...recommended

    Historical Novel Society
  • The Medici Mirror is a dark book that explores the themes of revenge, jealousy, betrayal, death, yearning, vulnerability and love. As a debut novel it’s a strong well-rounded book and if you’re a fan of ghost stories it’s well worth a read.


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