The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh. Published by Pegasus

When Sarah Gilchrist starts medical school in Edinburgh in 1852 (the first year women were allowed), she is unprepared for the treatment she receives. Her family didn’t want her to be a doctor, nor, does it seem, to her professors or fellow male students. Sarah does some work for the city’s most rundown hospital, the St. Giles Infirmary for Women, a place for indigent women, prostitutes and unwed mother to get treatment (if you can call it that). One day at school, Sarah is shocked to see that one of the cadavers the medical school is practicing on is Lucy, a patient she had seen at St. Giles. When Sarah tries to find out what happened to Lucy, she uncovers the dark secret the hospital employs to obtain corpses for medical study

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