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Kimberly, a beautiful narcissist, commits a murder of passion and ends up in an insane asylum. Her father agrees with the doctor's recommendation for her cure. Riley Nacht is a criminal psychopath whose heinous crimes lands him in the same institution. When Kimberly was a child, she had watched one of Riley's murders. Eddie Fisk, a hospital assistant working in the asylum, knows both patients and is drawn into their circumstances to his own demise. This historical novel is set in the early twentieth century at Elgin State Mental Hospital. The director and hospital doctors struggle in providing care for those they believe can be cured amongst those who are forever dependent upon the hospital's care.
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About the Author
Kit Crumpton is a former systems and project engineer in both commercial and military industries. Kit also has an interest in Bowen's Family Systems Theory, studying the theory for four years at the Georgetown Family Center. Today she is a historical fiction author with two books: "Raiding the Empire of the Sun: Tinian 1945" and "The Fading of Lloyd". Both books are inspired by true stories of family. Her third book, "The Fading of Kimberly" addresses issues faced by the mentally ill, the mental care system, and women in society during the early twentieth century.