Books by Rachel Pollack

A SECRET WOMAN by Rachel Pollack
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 15, 2002

Detectives Simon Goldtree and Frank Garrowey fall easily into a solid good-cop/bad-cop routine. Read full book review >

GODMOTHER NIGHT by Rachel Pollack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 1996

While this begins as a depiction of modern lesbian life, it grows inexorably into a magical exploration of the deepest roots of life and death. Pollack (Temporary Agency, 1994, etc.) tells a story that shifts with remarkable ease between the world of mundanity and the world of fairy tale and folklore. Read full book review >

TEMPORARY AGENCY by Rachel Pollack
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

Ellen Pierson's worst fears are realized when her cousin Paul's true love, the operator of a temp agency down the hall, turns out to be one of the Malignant Ones, a host of supernatural beings who torment humans in this post-revolutionary world (the Benign Ones aid humans). Read full book review >

UNQUENCHABLE FIRE by Rachel Pollack
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 29, 1992

An intricate feminist/New Age fantasy, set in the near future, throws an ordinary young woman into the center of a mythic drama: she is to be a postmodern Mary, immaculately conceiving a feminine savior who'll restore the spirit of a revolution gone sour. Jennifer Mazdan, preoccupied with her divorce, doesn't care much about Teller's Day in Poughkeepsie—Tellers are something like shamans, celebrity storytellers with the power to transport their listeners inside the very essence of the myths, or ``Pictures,'' they tell. Read full book review >