Acts of Violet

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Margarita Montimore delivers another innovative and genre-blurring novel with Acts of Violet. The story follows Sasha, the sister of famous stage magician Violet Volk, and her family as they struggle to both make sense of and make peace with Violet’s mysterious disappearance during a live performance ten years ago.

As the decade milestone approaches, Sasha has to deal with an influx of diehard Violet fans and the pestering of a podcaster who wants to feature her on his new show about Violet’s disappearance. After being harassed by Violet’s fans for years, talking to the public is the last thing Sasha wants to do.

The relationship between the two sisters was fraught with complications, and with Sasha’s daughter getting ready to leave the nest and demanding straight answers about her aunt, Sasha’s stress begins to take its toll and manifests in what appears to be sleepwalking to the very spot where Violet disappeared.

With a mixed narrative style and a steady aura of mystery, Montimore explores the price we pay for keeping family secrets and the strength of the ties that bind us together.

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Author Margarita Montimore
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 336 pages
Publisher Flatiron Books
Publish Date 05-Jul-2022
ISBN 9781250815064 Buy this Book
Issue October 2022
Category Science Fiction & Fantasy