“A sterling example of how fiction can entertain us and at the same time inspire us to think about the things we urgently need to consider, now more than ever. ”
—Francine Prose, National Book Award finalist and bestselling author of Reading Like A Writer and Mister Monkey
“The irrestible story-telling brings to life each character and Fierro doesn’t just observe, she knows. Like all great novelists, she gives us the world.”
—Amy Bloom, bestselling author of bestselling novels Away and Lucky Us
“Masterpiece is often a word that is casually tossed around, but it fits Fierro’s work, which is so richly alive, so poetic, it is truly Shakespearean tragedy.”
—Caroline Leavitt, author of the bestselling novels Pictures of You and Is This Tomorrow
Available June 6th, 2017
On an island, time can freeze. But in the summer of 1992, young and old felt the change coming, waiting to hatch like the gypsy moth eggs tucked in the crook and bend of every tree on Avalon Island.