Posted by Ognian Georgiev
Laurel Saville is getting ready for her new release North of Here. The book will have a premiere on March 1, but already is a hot title and is standing solidly near the top of Kindle Amazon rankings.
Our next guest is well established author and writer of articles, that were published in LA Times Magazine, The Bark, NYTimes.com and many other popular publications. It’s a great pleasure to introduce to you Laurel Saville.
– Laurel, what is your book North of Here about?
– Set in the Adirondack Park / North Country area of upstate New York, the book follows the intersecting fates of four very different people who are trying to create meaning and structure in their lives: Miranda is a 23-year old woman trying to find her footing after a series of tragedies befall her privileged family; Dix is a 30-year old, local handyman whose humble demeanor belies a more complex background; Darius is a charming narcissist who tries to build a back-to-nature commune; Sally is a no-nonsense social worker who tries to fix problems and people. There is a lot of searching and frustrated ambition, the characters are often not what they seem, there are many fumbled attempts to help each other, but the book is ultimately a love story between damaged people and also with a very challenging landscape.
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