“[A] spectacular novel. Put a sticker on this one, it’s a keeper.” —Adriana Trigiani, New York Times–bestselling author of Home to Big Stone Gap and the Valentine series
“A joy to read—I loved every page. Treat yourself to this luminous, enchanting story.” —Haywood Smith, New York Times–bestselling author of The Red Hat Club
“I can’t remember when I’ve enjoyed a first novel so much. Eerie, charming, heartrending, and heartbreaking at the same time, Rutledge’s novel is a triumph.” —W. P. (Bill) Kinsella, author of Shoeless Joe, the basis for the blockbuster movie Field of Dreams
About the Author
Lynda Rutledge, a fifth-generation Texan, has petted baby rhinos, snorkeled with endangered turtles, and dodged hurricanes as a freelance journalist, while winning awards for her fiction. She and her husband live outside Austin. This is her debut novel.