"Rosemary Poole-Carter captures in eloquent prose the compelling tale of a doctor's journey at the end of the Civil War as he seeks peace in a world still full of violence." —John Biguenet, author, Oyster and The Torturer's Apprentice
"Rosemary Poole-Carter has written a real page-turner . . . her novel proves that the dark and moody atmosphere of southern Louisiana is the perfect backdrop for a mysterious tale." —The News Star: Louisiana's Top News Source
"With its principled, haunted hero, this is a well-written, dark gothic novel that doesn’t go over the top. It is highly recommended." —The Historical Novels Review
"'Haunting' is the best way to describe Rosemary Poole-Carter’s latest novel . . . lyrical prose and elegant descriptions." —Front Street Reviews
"The fictional Magdalene Ladies Lunatic Asylum in Rosemary Poole-Carter's darkly beautiful novel fits perfectly into a time period when the treatment of female mentally ill patients was likely to be neither moral nor effective." —Malcolm R. Campbell, author, The Sun Singer
About the Author
Rosemary Poole-Carter is a playwright and a novelist. Her plays include Death Behind the Tabloids, Inconvenient Women, The Little Death, and Mossy Cape. Her novels include Juliette Ascending and What Remains. She lives in Houston, Texas.