Books by Peter Behrens

CARRY ME by Peter Behrens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"There's no doubt about Behrens' talent, but the tragic romance at the novel's center doesn't equal the power of his sobering meditations on the fragility of human decency."
Behrens (The O'Briens, 2011, etc.) again casts his searching eye over the interaction of history and personal destiny, following two families from Edwardian England to Nazi Germany.Read full book review >
THE O'BRIENS by Peter Behrens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2012

"Behrens is an effective storyteller, but his idiosyncratic vision is not yet fully formed."
Spanning 60 years, this chronicle of an Irish-Canadian family is the second novel from the Canadian Behrens (The Law of Dreams, 2006). Read full book review >
THE LAW OF DREAMS by Peter Behrens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2006

"The author vividly imagines his period, but not his characters, who are little more than fate-buffeted puppets."
Irish paupers flee famine and pestilence in screenwriter Behrens's grim first novel. Read full book review >