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Book: Drowning Rapunzel by Annette Gisby

Book: Drowning Rapunzel by Annette Gisby

categories: Book, Modern Gothic, Murder Mystery, Romance, Fairy Tales, Paranormal Mystery Romance, Romantic Suspense




Annette Gisby

Author Annette Gisbyabout this book: I've always loved gothic books, such as Jane Eyre and Rebecca and I wanted to write something like that, but with a modern slant.

We had a picture in our bedroom, La Belle Dame Sans Merci by Sir Frank Dicksee and after a while I kept wondering what it would be like to be able to paint. I can't draw or paint anything myself, not unless you count stick figures.

The more I wondered, the more intrigued I became. Could you make a living doing nothing but painting? I wasn't sure so in my book, Drowning Rapunzel, I made Josh, the hero, independently wealthy.

Since I wanted a gothic feel, I needed some sort of house with secrets in its past, and that place became Holly Lodge, Josh's home It's an amalgalm of lots of different stately homes and castles we've visited but unique in its own way too.

I had the painter, now I needed his Muse. Beth Gregory becomes his live-in secretary/PA and she has long red hiar, just like the painting of the Faerie Queen in Sir Frank Dicksee's painting. It doesn't take Josh long to convince her to pose for him as Rapunzel, as all his work is based on fairy tales.

Beth has psychic visions of murders before they happen, all of the victims happen to be long-haired women like her and then she has a vision of her own murder...

The title of Drowning Rapunzel just seemed so apt for the book and I've never changed it.


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