After years of serving as a wartime surgeon, Robert Mallory is accustomed to soldiers missing limbs.
At the Magdalene Ladies Lunatic Asylum, he learns that the women are missing pieces, not of their bodies,
but of their lives. And he finds that his employer, Dr. Kingston, is also missing a part of himself:
As Robert comes closer to understanding Kingston's part in the cruel treatment and
sudden deaths of certain patients, Kingston abruptly sends him away. Robert must escort a patient,
Effie Rampling, to New Orleans, and the journey transforms them both.
*Cover design by Kam Wai Yu