For those of you who still love to hold a “real” book in your hands, HOME FIRES is now out in paperback. And if you find your search for a good read swamped in titles, here’s a word or two about this novel.
It’s the story of a woman faced with the distintegration of her family and caught in the cloud of accusation, suspicion, and fear that surround sexual betrayal and agression–from infidelity to rape to pedophilia to incest–obscuring truth. A story of our time.
It comes from years spent walking and beachcombing along the Santa Barbara coast, and it’s herione finds release and perspective in the meadow, cliffs, and sea beyond her window.
According to readers, if you like …
Stories that “shine a light on real things that matter” [Kristen Nathan, Chicago Literati. 12/17/13]
Stories that deal with difficult problems but are “neither depressing nor trying to push an agenda” and are “difficult to put down.” [Bruce Whitmore, reader, 11.29/13]
Women characters who “… take[s] the whole situation by the reins and deal with it head on rather than turning a blind eye.” [Kristen Nathan, Chicago Literati. 12/17/13]
Stories that have you “ laughing, crying and feeling like I was there with the family.” [Mairi Campbell, author, 11/06/13]
Stories that lose you in another world … “Judith has an amazing way of bringing not only the characters to life for the reader but a way of pulling the reader in and becoming part of the surroundings.” [Mairi Campbell, author, 11/05/13]
Order it at your independent bookstore [http://www.indiebound.org/indie-store-finder] or find it online at Barnes & Noble [http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/home-fires-judith-kirscht/1117136927?ean=2940148815242] or Amazon [http://www.amazon.com/Home-Fires-Judith-Kirscht/dp/161469043X/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1388862864&sr=8-1]