Saturday, May 25, 2013

What is Kit Reed reading?

The current featured contributor at Writers Read: Kit Reed, author of Son of Destruction and The Story Until Now: A Great Big Book of Stories.

Her entry begins:
Right now I'm loving American Dream Machine by Matthew Specktor, a Tin House book that's so good that I have to save the last chapter until the house is empty which it isn't right now.

As to what...[read on]
About Son of Destruction, from the publisher:
A spellbinding American Southern Gothic thriller with a supernatural twist - a past secret has the power to destroy the future...

When Lucy Cartaret dies, her journalist son Dan returns to her hometown, Fort Jude, Florida, in search of his real father, claiming he's here to investigate the mysterious deaths of three elderly women. Spontaneous human combustion, experts say. But why? Surely it's more than coincidence - and what links these deaths to Dan's mother? It soon becomes clear that something terrible happened during his mother's last year in town, thirty years before. But the social elite of Fort Jude are tight-lipped. The families who run the town will do anything to protect their own - anything.
Learn more about the author and her work at Kit Reed's website.

My Book, The Movie: Son of Destruction and The Story Until Now.

Writers Read: Kit Reed.

--Marshal Zeringue