Melanie Wallace

Melanie Wallace is the author of THE HOUSEKEEPER, which was long-listed for the Orange Prize, and BLUE HORSE DREAMING, which was long-listed (in translation, as SAUVAGES) for France's Prix Femina. Born and raised in New Hampshire, she now lives with her husband in Greece.

Melanie Wallace

Books by Melanie Wallace

by Melanie Wallace - Fiction

When June arrives on the coast of New England with a baby in her arms and an untrustworthy man by her side, Mabel --- who rents them a cabin --- senses trouble. A few days later, the girl and her child are abandoned. June is soon placed with Mabel’s friend, Iris, in town, and her life becomes entwined with a number of locals who have known one another for decades. Surrounded by the personal histories and secrets of others, June finds the way forward for herself and her son amid revelations of the others' pasts, including loves --- and crimes --- from years ago.