The Wages of Sin
Overview - Desperate for a proper education, Sarah turns to one of the city's ramshackle charitable hospitals for additional training. The St Giles' Infirmary for Women ministers to the downtrodden and drunk, the thieves and whores with nowhere else to go. Read more...
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More About The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh
Desperate for a proper education, Sarah turns to one of the city's ramshackle charitable hospitals for additional training. The St Giles' Infirmary for Women ministers to the downtrodden and drunk, the thieves and whores with nowhere else to go. In this environment, alongside a group of smart and tough teachers, Sarah gets quite an education. But when Lucy, one of Sarah's patients, turns up in the university dissecting room as a battered corpse, Sarah finds herself drawn into a murky underworld of bribery, brothels, and body snatchers Painfully aware of just how little separates her own life from that of her former patient's, Sarah is determined to find out what happened to Lucy and bring those responsible for her death to justice. But as she searches for answers in Edinburgh's dank alleyways, bawdy houses and fight clubs, Sarah comes closer and closer to uncovering one of Edinburgh's most lucrative trades, and, in doing so, puts her own life at risk An irresistible read with a fantastic heroine, beautifully drawn setting, fascinating insights into what it was like to study medicine as a woman at that time, The Wages of Sin is a stunning debut that heralds a striking new voice in historical fiction.
- ISBN-13: 9781681773322
- ISBN-10: 1681773325
- Publisher: Pegasus Books
- Publish Date: March 2017
- Page Count: 400
- Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds
Series: Sarah Gilchrist Mysteries #1