‘A lush, original, and page-turning narrative – a lovely armchair journey to an Egypt of long-ago.’ Excellent review of The Sacred River from Publisher’s Weekly in the U.S.
The courageous Victorian women who paved the way for today’s aid workers - my feature in the Mail on Sunday’s YOU magazine.
Great review of THE SACRED RIVER on the witty and wonderful Virtual Victorian site.
Kate Saunders gave THE SACRED RIVER a lovely review in Saga magazine, September 13.
“This may be my ideal escapist historical novel, ticking any number of boxes. It’s Victorian pastiche of the highest order, with wonderfully eccentric female characters, exciting settings and a good dash of modern awareness… A fantastic piece of storytelling.”
Review of The Sacred River on shereadsnovels blog, 8th August.
A feature on The Sacred River and how I came to write it, by Julie Tomlin in Camden New Journal.
The BBC announcement of the long list for the Desmond Ellliott prize 2013
Feature in the Mail on Sunday’s YOU magazine on women in the Victorian asylum and what prompted my interest in writing about mental health.
‘Madwomen’ have a long history in fiction – from Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre to Anne Catherick in The Woman in White. I’ve written a piece about some of them, and about The Painted Bridge, at the literary site Bookoxygen
Blog interview with writer Jayne First.
Letting readers of the Miami Herald know what I’m reading!
Interview with Julie Tomlin, in the Camden New Journal
Ham & High feature on the local inspiration behind The Painted Bridge.
Book blogger Isabel Costello included The Painted Bridge in her Top10 Summer Reads 2012
At Isabel Costello’s site, On the Literary Sofa, talking about being a debut novelist.
Anyone want a look around My Writing Room?
An interview with online women’s magazine, Female First.