The Medea Complex

ABOUT Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts
About the Author British born and raised, Rachel Florence Roberts is a registered nurse, author and mother of one based in Malta, EU. The Medea Complex is her debut novel.




What Others Are Saying About The Medea Complex
"This is one the best sellers list best watch out for!" Fabulosity Reads
"The story is strong, captivating and moving and deserves the success it’s had so far" Sian Jones, Wales
"To take on the subject of mental healthcare in the nineteenth century and wrap this up into a thriller that keeps us entertained as we learn about how different things were back then wins my respect before I’ve even read the first word. Happily, after reading into this story I’m pleased to report that my level of respect only grows if anything. I can see why this book is doing so well" Alistair Miles,Bristol
"It’s obvious you did extensive research on the time period. It shows through every aspect of your writing: The setting, the dialogue, the character’s thoughts and behavior. – It all fits the time the story takes place and creates an authentic feel to the story" S T Grace, USA
"I was finally able to start The Medea Complex. Wow! A very unique story and perspective, extremely well-written, great attention to detail and wonderfully descriptive" Backwoods, USA

1885. Anne Stanbury. Committed to a lunatic asylum, having been deemed insane and therefore unfit to stand trial for the crime of which she is indicted. But is all as it seems? Edgar Stanbury. The grieving husband and father who is torn between helping his confined wife recover her sanity and seeking revenge on the woman who ruined his life.
Dr George Savage. The well-respected psychiatrist and chief medical officer of Bethlem Royal Hospital. Ultimately, he holds Anne’s future wholly in his hands.

A deep and riveting psychological thriller set within an historical context, packed full of twists and turns, The Medea Complex explores the nature of the human psyche: what possesses us, drives us, and how love, passion, and hope for the future can drive us to insanity.


Based on real events.

5/5 stars - Readers Favourite

"The best book to be released all year!" Fabulosity Reads