The Nine Lives of Antoine Montvoisin

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Beneath the garden to the big house on the Rue Beauregard lie the decaying remains of many hundreds of tiny unwanted babies. When Antoine makes this grisly discovery and confronts his his wife Catherine, she decides he must die. But Antoine is a hard man to kill and besides, he loves Catherine with all his heart. Can he live with the horror and win her love before she succeeds in murdering him?

Shortlisted for the Myslexia Fiction Contest 2021, judged by Hilary Mantel