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Child of the Twilight

A tale of enduring mystery, both in the sense of a deeply spiritual drama and the curliest crime fiction.
(HarperCollins 2010)

Cape Grimm

A chilling and bewitching novel about the terrible power of faith, and the redemptive power of love.(HarperCollins 2005)

Red Shoes

A novel passionately concerned with child abuse both now, historically, and in the fairy tales that children read.(Random House 1998)

The White Garden

Dark and lyrical secrets of the human mind are played out in a psychiatric clinic where the doctor's lust for power becomes itself a form of madness. (UQP 1996)

The Bluebird Café

A meditation on the idea of extinction, and at the same time a celebration of hope.(New Directions 1990)