Huffington Post’s Top 8 History Books

My new book for Thames & Hudson, Bitten By Witch Fever, was chosen by the Huffington Post as one of their eight best history titles of 2016. It traces the story of arsenic in the Victorian home, a poison which was used widely to create vibrant colours for wallpaper, furnishing textiles, clothes and even food – as well as becoming increasing notorious as a murder weapon.