Sunday, April 16, 2017

"Mothers and Other Strangers"

New from Prospect Park Books: Mothers and Other Strangers by Gina Sorell.

About the book, from the publisher:

“My father proposed to my mother at gunpoint when she was nineteen, and knowing that she was already pregnant with a dead man’s child, she accepted.”

Thus begins this riveting story of a woman’s quest to understand her recently deceased mother, a glamorous, cruel narcissist who left her only child, Elsie, an inheritance of debts and mysteries. While coping with threats that she suspects are coming from the cult-like spiritual program her mother belonged to, Elsie works to unravel the message her dying mother left for her, a quest that ultimately takes her to the South African family homestead she never knew existed.
Visit Gina Sorell's website.

--Marshal Zeringue