Karmen is the starlet of Soho’s red light district. And when she meets Brigitte, a wayfaring streetwalker in search of better nights, she adopts her into the unlikely household she has created. But in the house where all past lives are left on the doorstep, it is not long before a skeleton begins to knock, asking to be let in. Some people have all the cards. Some people have only one. And sometimes, a single card is all you need to bring down a house.