The Bones of Ruin by Sarah Raughley 

The Bones of Ruin by Sarah Raughley

As an African tightrope dancer in Victorian London, Iris is used to being strange. She is certainly a strange sight for leering British audiences always eager for the spectacle of colonial curiosity. But Iris also has a secret that even “strange” doesn’t capture…​ She cannot die.

Haunted by her unnatural power and with no memories of her past, Iris is obsessed with discovering… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism
  • Sexism
  • Slavery
  • Human trafficking
  • Eugenics mentioned
  • Sex work mentioned
  • Sexual harassment
  • Domestic abuse
  • Amnesia
  • Suicide
  • Drugging
  • Blood & gore depiction
  • Involuntary medical experimentation
  • Hospitalisation
  • Cannibalism
  • Murder
  • Torture
  • Kidnapping
  • Police brutality
  • Fire
  • Poverty
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