Already a Sunday Times bestselling author with her first novel, A Map of the Damage confirms Sophia Tobin as a rising star. This is stunning historical fiction for fans of Tracy Chevalier.
London, 1941. Livy makes her way through Blitz-torn London to the Mirrormakers' Club, the only place that makes her feels safe, where she finds herself drawn into the mystery of a missing diamond, and torn between two men with competing claims on her.
London, 1841. Charlotte is helped from the scene of an accident by a man who shows her a building he is working on, and whose kindness unlocks a hope she has long kept buried. But that man is not her husband.
Two women, a century apart, united by one place: the Mirrormakers' Club. A building which holds echoes of past loves and hates, and hides the darkest of secrets in its foundations.
Praise for A Map of the Damage
"A beguiling tale of love and loss' The Times
"Instantly gripping, this novel holds you in its spell from first to last… I simply could not stop reading. Exceptional storytelling, full of heart, wisdom and passion. Unmissable' Antonia Hodgson, author of The Devil in the Marshalsea
'A wondrous, captivating novel… with depth, beguiling characters, and an enthralling, racing story… a triumph' Kate Mayfield, author of The Parentations
'I found myself completely drawn into a world of creative obsession, dramatic romance, and a breathless quest for the truth. Sophia Tobin's masterful storytelling kept me hooked throughout… a real pleasure to read' Sophie Hardach, author of Confession with Blue Horses
'Sophia Tobin uses her beguiling creation, the Mirrormakers' Club… to unite a vivid cast of characters from two eras. All are engaged in trying to solve a mystery that - with wonderful ingenuity on the part of the author - will finally be fully revealed only to the reader' Miranda France
Praise for The Vanishing
"Undeniably page-turning' Mail on Sunday
'Think Wuthering Heights or Jane Eyre, but ten times darker, and you have The Vanishing… as dark and eerie and gothic as the Yorkshire Moors it is set on. One to curl up by the fire with on a windy night' Stylist
"Entertaining' The Times
"Vivid, absorbing and wonderfully gothic, with shades of Sarah Waters and Emily and Charlotte Brontë' Kate Riordan
"Atmosphere aplenty and some real surprises' Daily Mail
"Echoes Wuthering Heights with its setting and sense of intrigue' Red
"A vivid sense of the period… which stays with the reader long after the final page' the i