Book List in Order: 3 titles

  • For 20 years, Allie Heller, first met in Laurie Alberts's novel Tempting Fate, has been haunted by the memory of her daughter, Lila, given up for adoption at birth. "Your absence is the center of my life," she begins, in an account of her life she in...


  • Shelby, Vermont is a place torn between stasis and change, a contemporary New England town "where time was revealed not by geology, but by tumbling stone walls" and, increasingly, the division of family farms into "executive lots" where rich Flatland...


  • At twenty, Allison Heller has already used up the lower forty-eight states. Alone in the fishing village of Vladimir, Alaska, she crews on salmon boats, hoping to re-invent herself amidst the desolate beauty of the North. In the land of the last fr...