Books by Michelle Richmond

THE MARRIAGE PACT by Michelle Richmond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2017

"The idea of this book is interesting, and it could have had Stepford Wives-type potential for social commentary. Unfortunately, it's weighed down by a weak, repetitive thriller plot."
Alice and Jake, newly married in San Francisco, make a big mistake in signing up with a secret international cult dedicated to making sure wedding vows do indeed last until death. Read full book review >
GOLDEN STATE by Michelle Richmond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Skillfully written."
On the day Californians cast a groundbreaking vote, a doctor is confronted with situations that compel her to contemplate her past, present and future in Richmond's (The Year of Fog, 2007, etc.) contemporary novel. Read full book review >
THE YEAR OF FOG by Michelle Richmond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2007

"Three-fourths suspense and one-fourth dubious dénouement."
Richmond's third novel laboriously depicts the nightmare endured by a San Francisco woman after her fiancé's daughter is snatched from a beach while in her care. Read full book review >
DREAM OF THE BLUE ROOM by Michelle Richmond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 19, 2003

"Eloquently, the naïve American finds heroic fortitude in an ancient, ambiguous land."
An exotic and nimbly fashioned first novel about a troubled young woman hoping to save her marriage while on a cruise down the Yangtze River. Read full book review >
THE GIRL IN THE FALL-AWAY DRESS by Michelle Richmond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"The author's basic strategic error inflicts serious damage on several tactical beauties. A collection that should have remained just a collection."
Half a dozen wonderful stories surrounded by filler. Read full book review >