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Abandoned by her 15-year-old mother at birth, Rainey McBride is looked after by her ageing grandparents in small-town Wisconsin. Love is hard to come by and Rainey develops a fierce loyalty and love for her cousin Ambrose, who, like Rainey, feels a complete misfit.
Paperback, 300 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Virago Press (UK)
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Elizabeth Ridley’s fifth novel, Searching for Celia, was published by Bold Strokes Books in New York in 2015. The GBLTQ mystery/thriller was chosen as one of “The 15 Best LGBT Summer Reads” by The Advocate, while Lambda Literary described it as “a riveting tale of identity and betrayal.” Her previous novels are Throwing Roses (The Permanent Press, 1993); The Remarkable Journey of Miss Tranby Quirk ...more