Biography

Ron Rash

Ron Rash is the author of four prize-winning novels: ONE FOOT IN EDEN, SAINTS AT THE RIVER, THE WORLD MADE STRAIGHT and SERENA; three collections of poems; and three collections of stories. A recipient of the O. Henry Prize, he holds the John Parris Chair in Appalachian Studies at Western Carolina University.

Ron Rash

Books by Ron Rash

by Ron Rash - Fiction, Short Stories

PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash turns again to Appalachia to capture lives haunted by violence and tenderness, hope and fear, in stories that span from the Civil War to the present day. In the title story, two drug-addicted friends return to the farm where they worked as boys to steal their former boss's gruesomely unusual war trophies.

by Ron Rash - Love & Romance, Ficton , Historical Fiction

Deep in the rugged Appalachians of North Carolina lies a dark, forbidding place called the cove and within its shadows lives Laurel Shelton, a lonely young woman who’s believed to be a witch. One day, a stranger appears who explains in a note that his name is Walter and he is a mute. Laurel experiences true companionship and happiness for the first time, but Walter harbors a secret that could destroy everything.

by Ron Rash

The year is 1929, and newlyweds George and Serena Pemberton travel from Boston to the North Carolina mountains where they plan to create a timber empire. Together this lord and lady of the woodlands ruthlessly kill or vanquish all who fall out of favor. Yet when Serena learns that she will never bear a child, she sets out to murder the son George fathered without her.