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By Mia McKenzie

At one time a wild younger woman and an excellent artist, Ava Delaney adjustments dramatically after a violent occasion that rocks her complete kinfolk. as soon as enjoyed and revered of their group and of their church, they're ostracized through their friends, led through their church chief, and a seventeen-year feud among the Delaneys and the church ensues. Ava and her family members are displaced from the group at the same time they proceed to dwell inside of it, trapped within their creaky, shadowy previous condo. whilst a mysterious lady arrives by surprise for a trip, her presence stirs up the previous and ghosts and different stressed issues start to emerge. And anything is reignited in Ava: the detached lady she has develop into starts off to offer approach to the wild woman, and the passionate artist, she was. yet now not and not using a fight that threatens her overall healthiness and, eventually, her lifestyles.
Winner of the 2013 Lambda Literary Award for Debut Fiction.

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