Following her husband’s suspicious death, Merryn Huntley flees with her daughter to Mexico, where she discovers she can’t outrun self-deception.
KAYLIE JONES has published seven books, including a memoir, Lies My Mother Never Told Me, and her most recent novel, The Anger Meridian. Her novel A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries was adapted as a Merchant Ivory film in 1998. Jones has been teaching for more than twenty-five years, and is a faculty member in the Stony Brook Southampton MFA in Creative Writing & Literature program and in Wilkes University’s MFA in Creative Writing program. She is the author of Speak Now and the editor of Long Island Noir. Her newest endeavor is her publishing imprint with Akashic Books, Kaylie Jones Books.
- Jun 2, 2017: Patricia A. Smith — The Ballroom at Sauced, Evansville, IN
- Jun 3, 2017: Kaylie Jones, Patricia A. Smith, and J. Patrick Redmond, Arts in New Harmony Festival, New Harmony, IN
Between these covers, Long Island emerges as a region far more complex and sinister than merely a playground for the rich and famous.
The much-anticipated sequel to Barbara J. Taylor’s best-selling debut novel, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night.
Malice and mayhem simmer beneath the surface of one of America’s favorite vacation areas.
City Mouse is an irresistible debut that examines what it means to find your place, revealing unspoken truths about motherhood, friendship, and the thorny pursuit to have it all.
Jones’s only collection of stories is back in print, with a new preface by daughter Kaylie Jones and a brand new study guide.
Jamaica’s literary lion Colin Channer presents new fiction from the freshest young Jamaican authors and the Calabash International Literary Festival’s Extended Family.
In this evocative debut, the accidental murder of an eight-year-old forces a working-class community to face its demons.
An anti–romantic comedy about the misadventures of four women who meet on a singles’ bike trip.
Classic Jones reissued, with a new preface by National Book Award–winner Larry Heinemann.
A gripping portrait of a rural Indiana town still reeling from the unsolved 1980s murder of a gay teen.
A young boy’s murder unleashes chaos in the life of a schoolteacher and a small New England town.