The Painted Bridge

The Painted Bridge - Book cover
  • Dramatic Rights: Available
  • Setting: Between Victorian London and a remote mental asylum.
  • Vibe: Outrage at the heroine’s predicament. We’re inspired by her endurance of torment and yearning for freedom.
  • Period: 1800s

A psychological thriller set in Victorian England tells the story of a woman incarcerated in an asylum by her husband, for no apparent reason.

She battles to maintain her sanity within this abusive and traumatising prison. Her eventual escape with a fellow inmate reveals the husband’s real motive, leading to the story’s powerful climax.

UK Publisher: Simon & Schuster (WEL)

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