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Passiontide by Monique Roffey (PRE-ORDER, SIGNED)

Passiontide by Monique Roffey (PRE-ORDER, SIGNED)

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DATE OF RELEASE: Expected 27 June 2024

Four women spark a revolution on a Caribbean island – the electrifying new novel from the Costa-winning author of The Mermaid of Black Conch.

Early one morning, at the close of St Colibri’s carnival, a young female steel-pan player is found dead beneath a cannonball tree.

It is a discovery that will transform the lives of everyone on this small island. As the days pass, this shocking event draws together four women. There’s Sharleen, a journalist with an eye for the real story.

Her childhood friend Tara, the pink-haired, straight-talking star of the activism scene. Gigi, the ‘notorious’ founder of the Port Isabella Sex Workers Collective. And Daisy, first lady of St Colibri, who is haunted by a disappearance in her own family decades ago.

In a community in which women’s voices are often silenced and violence against them is often overlooked, the group soon find themselves compelled to speak out – and to act. But even they could never have foreseen the consequences of their courage…

 

Hardback, signed by the author
Publication: 27 June 2024, Vintage, Harvill Secker
ISBN: 9781787303188

Extent: 368 pages

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