Goldenseal

Author: 
Gill Mcknight
Blurb: 
When Amy Fortune returns to her childhood home, she discovers something sinister in the air—but is former lover Leone Garoul stalking her or protecting her? Amy Fortune and Leone Garoul were teenage lovers. Now, years later, Amy returns to Little Dip, the Garoul home valley to help her aunt finish a botanical project. Except Little Dip is no longer the happy place of Amy’s childhood memories. There’s something sinister in the woods. And why hasn’t Leone moved on? Why does she still dog Amy’s every move? As more and more of the Garoul family arrive for a special hunting weekend, parts of the puzzle come together and Amy’s fears escalate as she moves closer to the truth—and the secret that has eluded her since childhood.
A forest. A wolf in the background, a woman with her back bare in the foreground facing away.
Representation
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Female protagonist: 
Yes
Protagonist of Colour: 
No
Queer relationship: 
Yes
LBGT protagonist: 
Lesbian
Disabled protagonist: 
No
Publication
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Publishing date: 
2009-09-15
ISBN: 
1602821151
Publisher: 
Bold Strokes Books
Comments

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I enjoyed this; it's not subtle, but it's much, much more about people and their relationships than the Dramatic (yet obvious) Secrets of the Garoul Family, and that made it pretty charming.

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