Remember the insane Bertha Rochester setting fire to Thornhill? Or the murdered Rebecca de Winter trapped in an underwater grave? For those of us who have read Jane Eyre or Rebecca, these personalities are as memorable as the male and female protagonists of those novels. And yet the reader mainly learns about them through the eyes or memories of other characters. They are the ‘other woman’ in a haunted love triangle.
Published in Historical Novels Review | Issue 63, February 2013