Selected Works

Fiction
Loss of life and innocence are the central elements of this elegantly written novel.

The Enigma of Iris Murphy: Stories

Works

The Enigma of Iris Murphy: Stories
A prison’s visitation room; a veterinarian who understands the thoughts of animals; an Omaha police sergeant; a banking executive who consoles her dying friend; a librarian who sleeps with giraffes; an elegant grifter whose well-behaved grandsons disguise her sleight of hand thefts—all linked by the life of Iris Murphy. Winner of the 2015 Tartt First Fiction Award.


When Charlotte Comes Home
"Rarely does one book encompass all of the finest elements of fiction -- well-developed, intriguing characters; a heart-warming and seamless plot; and most importantly, an authentic, crystal-clear voice. When Charlotte Comes Home is such a book."
--Amy Smith