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Upright Women Wanted (Digital Audiobook)

By Sarah Gailey, Romy Nordlinger (Narrator)

Publication Date: February 3, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/4/2020)
MP3 CD (2/4/2020)
MP3 CD (2/4/2020)
Compact Disc (2/4/2020)
Compact Disc (2/4/2020)


In Upright Women Wanted, award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity.

"That girl's got more wrong notions than a barn owl's got mean looks."

Esther is a stowaway. She's hidden herself away in the Librarian's book wagon in an attempt to escape the marriage her father has arranged for her—a marriage to the man who was previously engaged to her best friend. Her best friend who she was in love with. Her best friend who was just executed for possession of resistance propaganda.

The future American Southwest is full of bandits, fascists, and queer librarian spies on horseback trying to do the right thing.

About the Author

Romy Nordlinger is a New York City-based actress and narrator who has recorded over 200 audiobooks. She has been recognized with critical acclaim in AudioFile magazine, Library Journal, and Audible, amongst many others. Romy has narrated a wide array of genres, including mystery, romance, sci-fi, chick-lit, self-help and nonfiction. She also has a strong command of language and dialects and has recorded titles in a plethora of accents ranging from Russian to Scottish and back around the globe again. Some film credits include featured roles on Law & Order (Officer Talbor), All My Children and Real Life. She also has starred in dozens of productions Off-Broadway and regionally. A passionate bookworm and actress, nothing brings Romy more joy than bringing a book to life by fully embodying its characters and faithfully telling its story with all her heart.