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1956. It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets a young woman committed by her father, and a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' for mental illness, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change all their lives for ever ... 2006. Sarah is drawn to the abandoned Ambergate Asylum. Whilst exploring the old corridors she discovers a suitcase belonging to a female patient who was admitted fifty years earlier. The shocking contents lead Sarah to unravel a forgotten story of tragedy, lost love and an old wrong that only she may have the power to put right ...
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Baker County Library HUGHES (Kathryn) (Text) 37814003312353 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/05/2020 Checked out 10/27/2020

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  • ISBN: 9781472248855
  • ISBN: 1472248856
  • ISBN: 9781472248848
  • ISBN: 1472248848
  • Physical Description: 437 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : Headline review, an imprint of Headline Publishing Group, 2018.

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Includes bonus material: Q & A with the author and Reading Group Questions.
Includes an excerpt from: The secret.
Summary, etc.:
1956. It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets a young woman committed by her father, and a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' for mental illness, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change all their lives for ever ... 2006. Sarah is drawn to the abandoned Ambergate Asylum. Whilst exploring the old corridors she discovers a suitcase belonging to a female patient who was admitted fifty years earlier. The shocking contents lead Sarah to unravel a forgotten story of tragedy, lost love and an old wrong that only she may have the power to put right ...
Subject: Nursing students > Fiction.
Psychiatric hospital patients > Fiction
Mental illness > Treatment > Fiction.
Psychiatrists > Fiction
Asylums > England > Fiction.
Ambergate (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.
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