The Orphan of Salt Winds


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$15.95  $14.67
Tin House Books
Publish Date
5.4 X 0.7 X 8.6 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Elizabeth Brooks' debut novel, The Orphan of Salt Winds, was hailed by BuzzFeed as "evocative, gothic, and utterly transportive." She grew up in Chester, England, graduated from Cambridge University, and resides on the Isle of Man with her husband and two children.


Like Daphne du Maurier, this novel powerfully conjures up a place, a time and a story that are unforgettable.--Rosamund Lupton, author of SISTER
I love this story! It captivated me from the first page and I was mesmerized until the last! Elizabeth Brooks has developed such wonderful characters and I developed strong feelings about all of them. . . . And then add to that some mystery with an unexpected twist at the end! What more could you ask for? A must read!--Stephanie Crowe, Page & Palette
Hauntingly gothic . . . This quietly unsettling tale holds its secrets close, making for a powerful story of loss and longing.--Publishers Weekly
The Orphan of Salt Winds is a beautifully written, atmospheric novel--reminiscent of Jane Eyre with its wild, bleak setting and houseful of mysteries. . . . Bewitching and haunting.--Eowyn Ivey, author of THE SNOW CHILD
The Orphan of Salt Winds is an atmospheric, beautifully paced novel about sacrifice, the urge to belong, and revenge. It's full of well-drawn characters I loved to hate, and those that I didn't want to let go, even after I closed the last page.--Claire Fuller, author of SWIMMING LESSONS
The Orphan of Salt Winds is the perfect winter read -- evocative, gothic, and utterly transportive.--BuzzFeed
The Orphan of Salt Winds simultaneously functions as a gothic, historical, psychological mystery and bildungsroman.--Arkansas International