With a background in clinical psychology, R.F. Stewart has written a work of fiction memorializing her years of work in mental health facilities. This is her first novel. She lives with her family in West Tennessee.
In 1989 Kate McConnaughy, a young psychologist begins a job at the South's largest mental hospital. Although she is burdened by her own set of losses and disappointments, she becomes fascinated with the forgotten patient cemetery and the story behind the headstone inscribed with "1957-Death Could Not Part Us." Kate eventually unravels the mystery of the young lovers and finds her own redemption.