Sarah Waters
Sarah Waters is a British novelist of historical fiction novels. Sarah has her PhD in English Literature and has taught at the Open University. She has won the Betty Trask Award, Somerset Maugham Award, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, South Bank Show Award for Literature, CWA Historical Dagger and the Waterstones Author of the Year Award, in addition to being listed as one of the Best of Young British Novelists 2003 by Granta. Several of her novels have been adapted for BBC and ITV.

Sarah Waters made her debut as a published author in 1998 with her novel Tipping the Velvet. Below is a list of Sarah Waters’ books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Tipping the Velvet(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Affinity(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fingersmith(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Night Watch(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Stranger(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Paying Guests(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Dancing with Mr. Darcy(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Sarah Waters Synopsis: Affinity is a standalone novel by Sarah Waters. An upper-class woman recovering from a suicide attempt, Margaret Prior has started visiting the women’s ward of Millbank prison – the grimmest jail in Victorian London – as part of her rehabilitative charity work. Amongst Millbank’s murderers and common thieves, Margaret finds herself increasingly fascinated by on apparently innocent inmate, the enigmatic spiritualist Selina Dawes. Selina was imprisoned after a seance she was conducting got ugly, leaving an elderly matron dead and a young woman deeply troubled. Although initially skeptical of Selina’s abilities, Margaret is soon drawn into a twilight world of ghosts and shadows, unruly spirits and unseemly passions, until she is at last driven to formulate a plot to get Selina her freedom, as well as her own.


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