Tension rests uneasy in the air. In Rachelle Atalla’s The Pharmacist, very few people made it to the bunker, but those who do wait for the world outside to heal; but where is it most dangerous to be? Heather Parry’s Orpheus Builds a Girl sees Wilhelm von Tore becomes romantically obsessed with an ailing young woman who dies, and his story only gets more grotesque from there.
Navigating the darkness within society, within people, both authors invite readers into worlds that will leave them clinging to the book until the final page is turned. Join these two debut authors who have launched their careers with exceptional work, a sure sign of things to come.
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