Saturday, October 31, 2015

Book Spotlight: The Barter by Siobhan Adcock





Title: The Barter     
Author: Siobhan Adcock   
Published: August 2015, Plume  
Format: Paperback, 320 pages   



In today’s “lean in” era, debut novelist Siobhan Adcock casts the issue of whether women can ever “have it all” into a superbly written novel that will have readers everywhere talking. Bridget has given up her career to raise her daughter, but now a terrifying presence has entered their Texas home—and only Bridget can feel it. In 1902, motherhood spurs Rebecca to turn her back on her husband, despite her own misgivings. As Adcock crosscuts these two women’s stories with mounting tension, each arrives at a terrible ordeal of her own making.


About the author: Siobhan Adcock received her MFA in fiction from Cornell University, and her short fiction has appeared in several literary magazines. She has worked as a writer and editor for Epicurious, Gourmet.com, iVillage.com, and The Knowm among other digital publishers. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

*** Thanks to BookSparks for the heads up about this Spooky Read!!! 
 

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