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A deep and riveting psychological thriller inspired by true events of the Victorian era, The Medea Complex explores the nature of the human psyche: what possesses us, what drives us, and how love, passion, and hope for the future can drive us to insanity.

It's 1885. Anne Stanbury wakes up in a strange bed, having been kidnapped from her home. As the panic settles in, she realizes she has been committed to a lunatic asylum, deemed insane and therefore unfit to stand trial for an unspeakable crime. But all is not as it seems.

Edgar Stanbury, her husband as well as a grieving father, is torn between helping his confined wife recover her sanity and seeking revenge for his ruined life. But Anne's future rests wholly in the hands of Dr. George Savage, chief medical officer of Bethlem Royal Hospital. The Medea Complex is the darkly compelling story of a lunatic, a lie, and a shocking revelation that elucidates the difference between madness and evil.

©2015 Rachel Florence Roberts (P)2015 Recorded Books

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  • 09-09-16

Kept my attention from start to finish

This was a very entertaining book especially if you enjoy mysteries that entail psychology. It did keep me wondering how it would end. Great narrators especially Bianca Amato (I love her in many books)

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This book kept me riveted. I cannot do justice by just saying I loved it. I LOVED IT!!!

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