Fragile by Sarah Hilary

A homeless teenage girl in London tricks her way into the home of a wealthy man, in order to get inside the place where her partner was last seen. A gothic fiction, set inside a crumbling mansion full of books and papers owned by a dark and moody man, this book is quite a page …

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The Snow Ball by Brigid Brophy

The Snow Ball takes place all in one night as a masquerade ball on a snowy New Years Eve in fashionable London. The book mostly follows Anna, who is kissed at midnight by a mysterious man, but it also takes in her friend and the host of the party Anne, a wealthy woman who is …

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The Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London by Kate Summerscale

Penned by the author of the bestselling The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, this book is the story of another Victorian crime which was notorious in it's time, The Plaistow Tragedy of 1895. Two boys, 12 and 13 years old, told neighbors and friends that their mother had gone to Liverpool and proceeded to attend cricket …

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