Like the heroine of the novel she adores, Jane Steele suffers cruelly at the hands of her aunt and schoolmaster
A fugitive navigating London’s underbelly, Jane rights wrongs on behalf of the have-nots whilst avoiding the noose
And like Jane Eyre, they call her wicked — but in her case, she fears the accusation is true
Anxious to know if she is Highgate’s true heir, Jane takes the position and is soon caught up in the household’s strange spell
Her aunt has died and the new master at Highgate House, Mr Thornfield, seeks a governess
Until an advertisement catches her eye
When she falls in love with the mysterious Charles Thornfield, she faces a terrible dilemma: can she possess him — body, soul and secrets — and what if he discovers her murderous past?
When she flees, she leaves behind the corpses of her tormentors