This is Elizabeth's debut novel which Virago published last year. The Independent said it was 'the new Birdsong – only better'. We have also just published Elizabeth's fantastic second novel, The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton.
Elizabeth herself was delighted:
For a debut novelist being picked as a Richard & Judy title is a wonderful encouragement: probably what every author dreams of in long, hours at a computer or through dark nights of doubt. In the end most writers simply want to be read and the reach of the Richard & Judy Book Club is far wider than any author could achieve alone.
Captain John Emmett is in excellent company on the Richard & Judy list – the other titles can be seen here, where you can also buy a copy of the book.