It is 1758 in Joseon dynasty Korea, and after years of gruelling study 18 year old Hyeon has qualified as a nae-uinyeo, a nurse handpicked to serve in the palace. Born a girl, and to a concubine rather than a wife, this is her one and only opportunity in life and she has no intention of making any errors. But when four young women are massacred at the hospital where Hyeon trained and her beloved mentor is arrested for the murder, she teams up with a young police inspector to investigate. When evidence points to the dark world of court conspiracy, what are the odds that they can both uncover the truth and stay alive? A compelling historical mystery novel.
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