Mrs Dorinda Carter was a young widow who had lost her husband suddenly. They had had a strikingly companionate marriage for the nineteenth century, she a sophisticated London socialite and he "new money" from a northern industrialist background. (Believe it or not, I created these characters before I read "North and South"!!) With her only surviving family her cousin Charles, what will the bereaved Dorinda do?
To find out, you can hear my radio play, "The Mesmerist," here: beta.prx.org/stories/55974
This came out a lot more Gothic and phantasmagoric than I had expected (probably because I was listening to Within Temptation's "The Silent Force" as I was drawing it!!