AN APOSTATE'S SINS...
As the nuns of St. Frideswide's priory arrange for the welcome finish of Lent, their peaceable expectancies are overset by means of the surprising go back of long-vanished Sister Cecely. 9 years in the past she fled from the nunnery with a guy. Now her lover is lifeless and he or she has come again, bringing her illegitimate son with her.
She claims she is penitent, that she desires simply to redeem her sin and discover a refuge for her baby. via the legislations of the Church, neither she nor the kid might be became away, yet their presence starts off to stir doubts and questions within the hearts of a few of the nuns approximately their very own faithfulness to the enclosed lifestyles they reside. even if, those doubts turn into the hire of the issues Dame Frevisse needs to confront while her worldly issues stick with Sister Cecely and her son into the nunnery, pursuing her out of the existence she claims to have left behind.
Contrite Sister Cecely should be -- despite the fact that a lot Frevisse might doubt it -- yet honest she isn't really, and because the apostate nun's lies start to overtake her, hazards of a couple of type develop into an undesirable a part of existence within the priory.
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