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Anna Mazzola's The Unseeing

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ImperialBlether Wed 01-Feb-17 13:05:32

If you like Sarah Waters, you'll love Anna Mazzola.

It's set in London in 1837 and it's the story of Sarah Gale, a seamstress, who's sentenced to hang for her role in the murder of Hannah Brown on the eve of her wedding.

The reviews are fantastic, as you can see here.

I met Anna at a networking do - I guessed she was a Mumsnetter and she confirmed it!

The book looks really great for anyone who loves historical fiction.

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southeastdweller Wed 01-Feb-17 20:59:06

I've heard of this and will be buying a copy this week.

Bootsgloriousboots Wed 01-Feb-17 22:07:07

Ooh sounds good, I will check this out!

HustleVandango Wed 01-Feb-17 22:10:07

I've just finished Affinity by Sarah Waters and really enjoyed it (Victorian spiritualism, obvs) so will definitely look out for this. I've seen some excellent reviews on Twitter too - well done Anna!

ImperialBlether Wed 01-Feb-17 22:13:54

I'm in awe - she's a criminal justice lawyer with small children and still found the time to write. I feel very lazy in comparison.

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southeastdweller Tue 07-Feb-17 18:36:14

Has anyone started this yet?

katefrancis77 Mon 13-Feb-17 22:31:51

This book is a gripping read! I was hooked from start to finish - Anna has done such a great job with this story as it really takes you back to Victorian times in London, a real page turner. Loved it!

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