The Girl in His Shadow by Audrey Blake
Raised by the eccentric surgeon Dr Horace Croft after losing her parents to a deadly pandemic, the orphan Nora Beady knows little about conventional life. While other young ladies were raised to busy themselves with needlework and watercolours, Nora was trained to perfect her suturing and anatomical illustrations of dissections. Women face dire consequences if caught practising medicine but in Croft’s private clinic… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Death of parents from illness during a pandemic