Absolutely thrilling!  I've been sitting here gaping like an idiot, scrolling through these last pages as fast as I could process the words, totally transported.  Who would have thought that the elegant literary writer of a decade ago would transmute into the creator of such riveting action.  And such a satisfying conclusion -- often the hardest part of a book to pull off.”

-- Monqiue de Varennes, an award winning author

Ophelia Sawyer is a modern heroine in a Victorian predicament. With whispers of Bronte and echoes of Du Maurier, THE  TALCOTT HOUSE casts a spell that is nonetheless all its own.  At once darkly romantic, passionate and chilling, its pages turn as if of their own volition -- with equal measures of hunger and dread.

-- Edward Zwick, director of Legends of the Fall, Glory and Executive producer of Thirty Something. 

Lucretia Bingham observes the world with a painter's eye and a good friend's sensitivity to subtle shifts of mood, and has a special gift for evoking the landscapes in which her characters live and love — those framed by pines or palms as well as those defined by passion and obsession.

—  Colman Andrews, author and editor in chief of the Daily Meal, and founder and former editor in chief of Saveur Magazine