Summer Fiction Series

Summertime means barbecue, beach…and New England Public Radio’s annual local fiction series. Every Friday morning, we’ll feature an interview with an author from New England who’s got a new novel out for those lazy days in the sun. As the season progresses, you can hear each interview archived here and start your summer reading list. 

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A person walking through the sand.
Raechel Romero / Creative Commons

The latest book by Florence, Massachusetts, author Robert V.S. Redick is a fantasy tale about two brothers running for their lives through a desert during wartime. 

A Miami traffic jam.
B137 / Creative Commons

In most road-trip novels, characters walk or drive or sail as they look for answers to sometimes unanswerable questions.

South Hadley, Massachusetts author Enid Sichel holds her book, "Death And Turtles."
Carrie Healy / NEPR

Our summer fiction series continues with a mystery called "Death and Turtles." It takes place during the Depression -- 1934 -- in England. 

Northampton, Massachusetts, author Debra Jo Immergut.
Submitted / Stephen Lewis

After years of editing a lifestyle magazine, Northampton, Massachusetts, writer Debra Jo Immergut has published her first novel. 

Andrea Lawlor.
Rescue Press

In Andrea Lawlor’s debut novel, "Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl," readers join the main character on a journey stretching from Provincetown to San Francisco.  

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