The Crimson Thread was inspired by the true story of Kate Forsyth’s great-uncle who fought at the Battle of Crete in 1941.
“There’s a reason why Kate Forsyth is one of Australia’s most beloved storytellers it’s because she writes such enchanting tales.” - Natasha Lester, New York Times bestselling author of The Riviera House
Inspired by the fascinating lives of Lizzie Siddal, Jane Morris and Georgie Burne Jones, the wives, muses & mistresses of the Pre Raphaelites…
“A vibrant historical novel that reimagines the lives of women who inspired the Pre Raphaelite artists. Beauty in Thorns does for the Pre Raphaelite muses what Tracey Chevalier’s Girl in a Pearl Earring does for Vermeer’s.” - The Sydney Morning Herald