Books by Bradford Morrow

THE UNINNOCENT by Bradford Morrow
Released: Dec. 5, 2011

"The eeriness of these stories grows overly familiar, but there's no question Morrow knows how to conjure a mood."
A set of neo-Gothic tales that seek out the line between sanity and madness in modern suburbia. Read full book review >
THE INEVITABLE by David Shields
Released: Feb. 21, 2011

"A wonderfully speculative patchwork quilt on the meaning of life and death."
Twenty writers discuss what the inevitability of death means to them. Read full book review >
THE DIVINER'S TALE by Bradford Morrow
Released: Jan. 20, 2011

"A book that's likely to be best remembered for putting an attractive human face on an esoteric craft.   "
A committed dowser but reluctant psychic is the winsome protagonist of this sixth novel from Morrow (Ariel's Crossing, 2002, etc.), which occupies a middle ground between domestic realism and Gothic suspense. Read full book review >
ARIEL’S CROSSING by Bradford Morrow
Released: June 3, 2002

"High-toned escape with palatable preaching and beautiful scenery."
Ghosts of the Spanish settlers and lingering effects of the Manhattan Project pleasantly spook the atmosphere in a New Mexican family drama. Read full book review >
GIOVANNI'S GIFT by Bradford Morrow
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

An elegant unveiling of the dark secrets that often lie submerged beneath grim events, from the novelist whose earlier inclinations toward the gothic (Trinity Fields, 1995; The Almanac Branch, 1991) seem to have reached full flower. All childhood homes tend to become spooky after a long absence, and Ash Creek is no exception. Read full book review >

TRINITY FIELDS by Bradford Morrow
Released: March 1, 1995

Morrow (The Almanac Branch, 1991, etc.) situates a fragile story of friendship within an imposing political conflict to create a classic American tale of epic proportions. Narrator Brice and his best friend, Kip, grow up in Los Alamos, New Mexico; their fathers are brilliant engineers recruited by the government to develop the hydrogen bomb. Read full book review >

Released: Oct. 31, 1991

Cadillac Gothic with new chrome stripping on stories going to the same old grave, by some heavy-hitters in the rich-prose department. At the Poe pinnacle of Old Gothic, all detail and landscape emerge from the tortured, fragmenting psyche of the hero. Read full book review >

THE ALMANAC BRANCH by Bradford Morrow
Released: June 1, 1991

Morrow's teasing, psychologically dense second novel (after Come Sunday, 1988)about the neurotic lives of a rich American familybetrays its early promise in favor of endless literary avant-garde posturing. No wonder Grace Brush sees visions when she has a migraine: The daughter of Fawthe mysterious multinational business magnate who founded Geiger (known familiarly as ``The Sprawl'')and Erin, his cipher wife, Grace lives at the center of a nebulous web of untruth. Read full book review >