Stone Field (Hardcover)

A Novel

By Christy Lenzi

Roaring Brook Press, 9781626720695, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 29, 2016

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

A stunning debut novel that offers a new look at a classic love story about soul mates torn apart by the circumstances of their time.

Catrina Dickinson is haunted by her past and feels caged in by life in small town Missouri. When she discovers a strange man in Stone Field where her family grows their sorghum crop, her life takes on new meaning. He has no memory of who he is or what brought him to Cat's farm, but they fall passionately in love. Meanwhile, the country is on the brink of the Civil War, and the conflict in Missouri demands that everyone take a side before the bloodbath reaches their doorstep.

A passionate and atmospheric reimagining of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, Stone Field explores how violence and vengeance perverts the human spirit, and how hatred can be transcended by love.



About the Author

Christy Lenzi grew up in the hills and hollows of the Ozarks and now lives in California’s sunny Central Valley. When she’s not working, writing, or reading, she is fond of stuffing messages into bottles and throwing them into the river, making art, and zooming around on her motor scooter, Roxanne.


Praise For Stone Field: A Novel

"A first purchase for libraries wanting mature and sizzling YA historical fiction." -School Library Journal

"Lenzi ingeniously reimagines the English moors of Wuthering Heights as the rolling hills of Missouri." -BCCB