Imogen Robertson grew up in Darlington, studied Russian and German at Cambridge, and now lives in London. She directed for TV, film and radio before becoming a full-time author, and also writes and reviews poetry. Imogen won the Telegraph's 'First thousand words of a novel competition' in 2007 with the opening of Instruments of Darkness, her first novel.
Matchless storytelling, gripping and moving in equal measure. Addictive - Nicci FrenchA true force in historical fiction - Daily Mail[A] gripping blend of the Georgian gothic and the forensic thriller - IndependentA masterpiece of modern literature... Delicately woven, passionate and utterly engaging, [The Paris Winter] has to rank as one of the best novels of 2013 - Manda ScottThe Paris Winter is in another class altogether... The vivid description of life in the Belle Epoque - whether of the rich upper classes and their servants; or students, artists and members of the Parisian underworld - the plausible plot, and a sensitive understanding of art and artists make this a fascinating novel that I read in a single sitting and admired greatly - Literary Review