Books by Regina McBride

GHOST SONGS by Regina McBride
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A wrenchingly lyrical memoir of family and tragedy."
A novelist and poet tells the fragmented story of how she came to terms with the suicides of her father and then her mother. Read full book review >
THE FIRE OPAL by Regina McBride
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 11, 2010

"Frustrating. (Fantasy. YA)"
Celtic spirituality and dreamlike symbolism intertwine in a poetic but languid historical fantasy. Read full book review >
THE MARRIAGE BED by Regina McBride
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2004

"Nicely atmospheric but unsatisfying. Weak on plot, and the revelations (when they come) are pretty disappointing."
Impressionistic account of an orphan who marries a mysterious architect and comes of age in early 20th-century Ireland. Read full book review >
THE LAND OF WOMEN by Regina McBride
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"Moving along the romancer's boundary between anger and nostalgia, Fiona's story is, overall, well crafted and elegant, though it becomes a bit overdone and precious in the end."
A somewhat heavy-handed second from Irish-American McBride (The Nature of Water and Air, 2001). Read full book review >
THE NATURE OF WATER AND AIR by Regina McBride
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"A fine debut, unsettling and magical."
Elegant prose distinguishes a first novel set in modern Ireland that reads like a reclaimed folktale. Read full book review >