Based On A True Story
Anne wakes up in a strange bed, having been kidnapped from her home. Slowly, she realizes she is in a lunatic asylum.
1885. Anne Stanbury - Committed to a lunatic asylum, having been deemed insane and therefore unfit to stand trial for the crime of which she is indicted. But is all as it seems?
Edgar Stanbury - the grieving husband and father who is torn between helping his confined wife recover her sanity, and seeking revenge on the woman who ruined his life.
Dr George Savage - the well respected psychiatrist, and chief medical officer of Bethlem Royal Hospital. Ultimately, he holds Anne's future wholly in his hands.
The Medea Complex tells the story of a misunderstood woman suffering from insanity in an era when mental illnesses' were all too often misdiagnosed and mistreated. A deep and riveting psychological thriller set within an historical context, packed full of twists and turns, The Medea Complex explores the nature of the human psyche: what possesses us, drives us, and how love, passion, and hope for the future can drive us to insanity.
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Brian Ramos, UKThe story is strong, captivating and moving and deserves the success it's had so far. It's not something I would usually read but it really held my attention and I can't wait to read more! -
Sian Jones, WalesI was finally able to start The Medea Complex. Wow! A very unique story and perspective, extremely well-written, great attention to detail and wonderfully descriptive. -
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Genre - Psychological thriller / Historical fiction / Crime. Featured In Best Books Of All Time