|獎賞：||Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Book Award (American Library Association), 2001|
|描述：||351 pages ; 23 cm|
"An upper-class woman recovering from a suicide attempt, Margaret Prior has begun visiting the women's ward of Millbank prison, Victorian London's grimmest jail, as part of her rehabilitative charity work. Amongst Millbank's murderers and common thieves, Margaret finds herself increasingly fascinated by one apparently innocent inmate, the enigmatic spiritualist Selina Dawes. Selina was imprisoned after a seance she was conducting went horribly awry, leaving an elderly matron dead and a young woman profoundly disturbed. Although initially skeptical of Selina's gifts, Margaret is soon drawn into a twilight world of ghosts and shadows, unruly spirits and unseemly passions, until she is at last driven to concoct a desperate plot to secure Selina's freedom, and her own."--Jacket.
- Millbank Penitentiary (London, England) -- Fiction.
- London (England) -- Fiction.
- Women prisoners -- Fiction.
- Ghost stories.
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