Monday, February 26, 2024

Q&A with Robin Oliveira

From my Q&A with Robin Oliveira, author of A Wild and Heavenly Place:

About the book, from the publisher:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

My agent thought of the title, as she does most of my novels. A Wild and Heavenly Place represents the book well because it hearkens to the deepest desires of Samuel Fiddes, one of the protagonists. Orphaned and caring for his younger sister in the tenements of 19th century Glasgow. Samuel and Alison have already suffered a great deal, and they possess no agency to better their lives. Alone and in need, Samuel falls in love with Hailey MacIntyre, a wealthy young woman of privilege who nonetheless shares a similar desire for a life different from the one she is leading. When tragedy befalls Hailey's’ father...[read on]
Learn more about the book and author at Robin Oliveira's website.

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Q&A with Robin Oliveira.

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