Books by Terry Kay

THE VALLEY OF LIGHT by Terry Kay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Well-meaning but unintentionally silly, from the author of, most recently, Taking Lottie Home (2000)."
Life is a river. . . . Read full book review >
TAKING LOTTIE HOME by Terry Kay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"A poetic but muddled love story of sorts."
Two turn-of-the-century ballplayers, cut from their team, encounter a backwoods goddess in rural Georgia. Beautiful Lottie Barton will love one, but marry the other. Read full book review >
THE RUNAWAY by Terry Kay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Gracefully written, though the disjointed story, borrowing from such tales of childhood and race as To Kill a Mockingbird to Huckleberry Finn, never really gathers the momentum it should. (Author tour)"
Years-old murders spark racial tensions in the rural South in this latest from Kay (Shadow Song, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >
SHADOW SONG by Terry Kay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Kay has a gift for evoking beauty in the mundane, but it's still hard to fall for a romantic hero named Bobo. (Literary Guild selection; film rights to Warner Bros.; author tour)"
Long-separated lovers reunite in a quiet Catskill Mountains resort town, but precious pretty prose and you-had-to-be-there nostalgia fail to set readers' hearts aflutter. Read full book review >