Author: Waters, Sarah (Author’s Website)
Genre: Historical fiction, crime fiction, LGBTQ fiction
Bibliographic: Riverhead Books, 582 pages, Paperback List Price $17.00, Audiobook List Price $28.04, ISBNs 9781573222037, 9781573229722, 9781860498831, 9781101057025
Publication Date: October 1, 2002
Rating: ★★★☆☆/♥♥♥♥♡ (The rating scale is here).
Appeal Factors: Books to TV, first person, Gothic, literary fiction, multiple perspectives, character-driven, intricately plotted, atmospheric, suspenseful, descriptive
Why I picked it up: A close friend told me it was one of her favorite books and I needed to read it ASAP.
S.I.A.S.: Susan Trinder is going to pull a con on Maud Lilly, but there’s too much information she doesn’t know.