The Red Palace by June Hur

The Red Palace by June Hur

Joseon (Korea), 1758. There are few options available to illegitimate daughters in the capital city, but through hard work and study, eighteen-year-old Hyeon has earned a position as a palace nurse. All she wants is to keep her head down, do a good job, and perhaps finally win her estranged father’s approval. But Hyeon is suddenly thrust into the dark and dangerous world of court politics when someone murders four women in a single night, and the prime suspect is Hyeon’s closest friend and mentor. Determined to prove her beloved teacher’s innocence, Hyeon launches her… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Blood & gore depiction including corpses
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a parent
  • Murder
  • Torture
  • Police brutality
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