A new Novel from Clive Martyn.
A year into the Great Depression and William Austin is desperate. His wife is dying from TB, their rent and her doctor need paying, the cupboards are nearly bare and the cotton mill where William worked has shut down. Desperate for money William gets a job as an orderly at the Fairbanks Sanatorium and Insane Asylum; in spite of the rumours and against the wishes of his wife. Unfortunately the Sanatorium is a place where death and madness are a constant presence, tormented souls linger – trapped – and torture, rape and murder are hidden behind locked doors.