Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Medea Complex by Rachel Florence Roberts: Spotlight


 



ABOUT THE BOOK


*** Based On A True Story ***

Anne wakes up in a strange bed, having been kidnapped from her home. Slowly, she realizes she is in a lunatic asylum.

1885. Anne Stanbury - Committed to a lunatic asylum, having been deemed insane and therefore unfit to stand trial for the crime of which she is indicted. But is all as it seems?


Edgar Stanbury - the grieving husband and father who is torn between helping his confined wife recover her sanity, and seeking revenge on the woman who ruined his life.

Dr George Savage - the well respected psychiatrist, and chief medical officer of Bethlem Royal Hospital. Ultimately, he holds Anne's future wholly in his hands.

The Medea Complex tells the story of a misunderstood woman suffering from insanity in an era when mental illnesses' were all too often misdiagnosed and mistreated. A deep and riveting psychological thriller set within an historical context, packed full of twists and turns, The Medea Complex explores the nature of the human psyche: what possesses us, drives us, and how love, passion, and hope for the future can drive us to insanity.



 
 
MEET THE AUTHOR
 
 
 
Rachel Florence Roberts was born in Liverpool. She was inspired to write The Medea Complex after the birth of her first son. Thed Medea Complex is based on true events that occurred towards the end of the 19th century.

The Medea Complex is her first novel.

You can visit her at http://www.themedeacomplex.com
 
 
 

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