Women 2020: The Summer of Debuts (7/13/20)

Today we spotlight female debut authors with a psychological thriller set in the beautiful French countryside, twelve stories mixing tragedy and comedy, and a sci-fi alternate history set in the early 2000s–check it all out here.

THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes

An Indie Next pick!

“Emily Proudman has just lost her temp job, bombed her most recent audition, and was almost hit by a bus. She’s beyond desperate for money, so when her former boss, Scott, offers her a job as a housekeeper at his second home in France, she can’t say yes fast enough…A great read for those looking for a side of mystery with their women’s fiction.”–Booklist

F*CKFACE: And Other Stories by Leah Hampton

“The complexities of life in a changing Appalachia link the 12 stories in Hampton’s impressive debut collection…A marvelous introduction to a fresh Southern voice.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

AXIOM’S END by Lindsay Ellis

“Communication and trust are matters of life and death in Ellis’s thoughtful, fast-paced debut…Lovers of character-focused sci-fi will find plenty to enjoy in this gripping alternate history.”–Publishers Weekly

THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes; 9781250264800; available 7/14/20.
F*CKFACE: And Other Stories by Leah Hampton; 9781250259592; available 7/14/20.
AXIOM’S END by Lindsay Ellis; 9781250256737; available 7/21/20.

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