Books by Victoria Patterson

THE SECRET HABIT OF SORROW by Victoria Patterson
Released: July 17, 2018

"The beating hearts of Patterson's characters and the directness of her voice make the grim material bearable, sometimes almost hopeful."
The West Coast characters inhabiting these 16 stories from Patterson (The Little Brother, 2015) vary in age and socio-economic status, but all are caught in an acute struggle against emotional loss and personal failure. Read full book review >
THE LITTLE BROTHER by Victoria Patterson
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Those who gobble up social issues novels will enjoy as long as they don't expect fresh psychological insights."
Patterson (The Peerless Four, 2013, etc.) writes about two brothers, one sensitive and decent and the other not so much.Read full book review >
THE PEERLESS FOUR by Victoria Patterson
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"Elegantly written, though a little low on narrative energy."
A middle-aged narrator forced to give up her own athletic dreams becomes surrogate mother to four girls heading for the 1928 Olympics in Patterson's latest (This Vacant Paradise, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >