Can an up-and-coming horror actress
and the makeup artist for her newest creature feature
turn on-set chemistry into the romance of a lifetime?
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In Dublin, 1918, a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu is a small world of work, risk, death, and unlooked-for love, in "Donoghue's best novel since Room" (Kirkus Reviews).
In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have come down with th
Lauren Voss has a nice, quiet, orderly life running her grandmother's Heron Bay Resort on the Texas coast. Three years removed from a break-up that left her ex--and her life--behind in San Diego, she's adjusted to the slow pace in Rockport, seeking out neither new friends nor lovers.
Ashling O'Rourke has always seen love through the prism of her vintage romance novel collection. The dukes, the duchesses, and the corsets and carriages help her to experience different kinds of love. She's content living a sheltered life in a small village and even gets a job working for the Rosebrook Village Trust.
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"RAISES THE BAR FOR WHAT EPIC FANTASY SHOULD BE." —Chloe Gong, author of These Violent Delights
A ruthless princess and a powerful priestess come together to rewrite the fate of an empire in this “fiercely and unapologetically feminist tale of endurance and revolution set against a gorgeous, unique magical world” (S. A.
From Nommo Award finalist Kerstin Hall comes “a layered and incisive examination of power.”—Rory Power, New York Times bestselling author of Wilder Girls
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A Door Behind a Door is loose, dreamy, and symbol-packed... The resurfacing of characters from Olga's past in her new city speaks to the theme of immigration in the novel, of new homes and the passage from old to new--a passage that is perhaps not ever fully complete in the sense that the past cannot be shaken. --Marta Balcewicz, Ploughshares