What Publisher's Weekly says about The Girl Between by Lisa Stromme (April 2017):
“Stromme expertly weaves real historical figures into this well-crafted novel which explores the nature of obsessive love and the possible inspiration for The Scream.”
Read the full review on Publisher's Weekly HERE!
The Girl Between by Lisa Stromme
Pub. Date: April 11th, 2017
Imprint: Sourcebooks Landmark
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The story of the love affair that inspired Edvard Munch to paint The Scream
Now that she's working as a maid for an admiral's family, Johanne thinks her carefree summers are over. She doesn't yet know that an infamous artist will lead her down a path of scorching chaos.
The admiral's daughter has become obsessed with the painter, a man years older with a dark reputation. When a forbidden affair beings, and Johanne is asked to hide more than just secrets, she must decide whether to take the risk...
Seen through the eyes of a young maid who finds herself drawn ever deeper into the intense relationship between her mistress and the painter, The Girl Between explores how one of the most famous paintings of all time may have been inspired by an intoxicating love affiar.