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Stone Field

Stone Field

A Novel

Christy Lenzi

Roaring Brook Press

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A stunning debut novel that offers a new look at a classic love story about soul mates torn apart by the circumstances of their time.

Catrina Dickinson is haunted by her past and feels caged in by life in small town Missouri. When she discovers a strange man in Stone Field where her family grows their sorghum crop, her life takes on new meaning. He has no memory of who he is or what brought him to Cat's farm, but they fall passionately in love. Meanwhile, the country is on the brink of the Civil War, and the conflict in Missouri demands that everyone take a side before the bloodbath reaches their doorstep.

A passionate and atmospheric reimagining of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, Stone Field explores how violence and vengeance perverts the human spirit, and how hatred can be transcended by love.

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I’m a loaded gun.

Henry knows. He thinks he and Jesus can save me from myself.

“Catrina, what you want is discipline.” Henry pushes aside the new issue of Farmer’s Almanac on the breakfast table instead...

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Praise for Stone Field

"A first purchase for libraries wanting mature and sizzling YA historical fiction." -School Library Journal

"Lenzi ingeniously reimagines the English moors of Wuthering Heights as the rolling hills of Missouri." -BCCB

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About the author

Christy Lenzi

Christy Lenzi grew up in the hollows of the Ozarks until her family moved to new York when she turned thirteen. She now lives in California's sunny Central Valley, not far from the mountains, the big trees, and the Pacific Ocean. Stone Field is her first novel.

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