Coming Soon from KJB/Akashic Books!

Forthcoming from Kaylie Jones Books — one of which is MINE!

Kaylie Jones Books

THE YEAR OF NEEDY GIRLS

by: Patricia A. Smith

#‎PubDate: 01-03-2017

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“Bradley, Massachusetts, is in many ways a typical small New England town—the green, the churches, the bricked library. But a river divides Bradley in half—on one side, the East End: tight triple-deckers, Most Precious Blood parish, and the Brazilian immigrant community; and on the other, the West End: renovated Victorians, Brandywine Academy, families with last names as venerable as the Mayflower.

Deirdre Murphy and her partner Sara Jane (SJ) Edmonds have just moved to the West End of Bradley, where Deirdre teaches French to girls at tony Brandywine Academy. A dedicated teacher from a working-class background, she is well loved by her students, and this particular fall, living for the first time in an open relationship with SJ, in their first house, should be her happiest yet.

But the murder of ten-year-old Leo Rivera from the East…

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3 thoughts on “Coming Soon from KJB/Akashic Books!

  1. Diana Corey

    CANNOT WAIT! love the teaser / trailer?

    One of my (5) novels is starting to be shared -chapter-by-painful-chapter with a dear friend, whose opinion and literary talents I admire. I think this is a good first step. How did you find readers / agent? publisher?

    SO Eager to see the full kahuna!

    xo

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