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Becoming Delilah

Becoming Delilah

Current price: $15.95
Publication Date: August 15th, 2023
Fairlight Books
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On a windswept island off Cape Cod, Delilah moves into a cottage by the shore. After growing up in precarious circumstances with her Abuela, both of them hiding a terrible secret, all Delilah wants now is a beautiful place of her own – and she’s paid a high price for it.

The neighbors watch the newcomer and wonder about her. They don’t like it when she plants a wild and colorful garden in the front yard, and they like the visits from her married lover even less. Meanwhile, her new cottage shares a driveway with the reclusive Anton, who has a secret of his own. When the two meet, sparks fly – but will the past catch up with them?

About the Author

Sara Marchant received her MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from the University of California, Riverside. She is the author of a memoir, Proof of Loss (2019), and a novella, The Driveway Has Two Sides (2018), on which Becoming Delilah is based. Her work has been published in journals including The Coachella Review and Desert Magazine, and in anthologies including All the Women in My Family Sing and the Running Wild Novella Anthology. She is a founding editor of the feminist literary collective and magazine Writers Resist.

Praise for Becoming Delilah

"Becoming Delilah is a meditative novel about trauma, healing, and what comes next." — Foreword Reviews