The Harem Midwife
Village of Kaş CIRCASSIAN MOUNTAINS OTTOMAN EMPIRE 1578
ONE SPRING MORNING as the sun dappled the rocks with golden light, drying the dew from the night before, making the world look as scrubbed and as fleecy as a cloud, Leah made a blunder that was to lead to her death. It was a small thing—a matter of no consequence. She failed to hear the terrified bleat of her favorite...