The author, who lives in Norfolk, said it was “amazing” returning to Bromley, a borough she used to work in, for research. She was thrilled that a graphic designer created a map of Bromley from 1843 for the start of the novel. Elizabeth ultimately wrote the book to “achieve justice” for the young woman whose poignant final hours became lost in old library documents. Did she achieve her goal?
“I think so,” Elizabeth said. “I had to guess who the murderer was. There were so many people it could have been. There is enough information in the book for people to make their own minds up.’
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