Books by Melanie Finn

THE UNDERNEATH by Melanie Finn
Released: May 15, 2018

"A reckless woman in a spiky story of violence flirts with the possibility of redemption."
A musk of sex and menace soaks three narrative strands, expertly braided. Read full book review >
THE GLOAMING by Melanie Finn
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Remarkably well-paced and well-written, this novel ends with an existentially astute finale. Don't expect to be able to set this book down or forget its haunted characters."
A propulsive literary thriller toggles between Switzerland and Tanzania. Read full book review >
AWAY FROM YOU by Melanie Finn
Released: Nov. 5, 2005

"More Graham Greene than Doris Lessing, Finn writes with cool detachment and is best in recreating life among the fading colonialists."
Originally published in England, Finn's promising debut novel intertwines the story of a rootless young woman's return to Kenya after her estranged father's death with the history of her parents' unhappy life in mid-20th century East Africa. Read full book review >