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Chris Bohjalian

Biography

Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian is the critically acclaimed author of 19 books, including the New York Times bestsellers THE SANDCASTLE GIRLS, SKELETONS AT THE FEAST, THE DOUBLE BIND and MIDWIVES. His novel MIDWIVES was a number one New York Times bestseller and a selection of Oprah’s Book Club. His work has been translated into more than 30 languages, and three of his novels have become movies (SECRETS OF EDEN, MIDWIVES and PAST THE BLEACHERS). He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter. Visit him at www.chrisbohjalian.com or on Facebook.

When his calendar permits, Chris Bohjalian is available to meet with reading groups via Skype or speakerphone. Visit http://www.chrisbohjalian.com/reading-group-center for details.

Photo Credit: Victoria Blewer

Books by Chris Bohjalian

by Chris Bohjalian - Fiction

From the New York Times bestselling author of MIDWIVES and THE SANDCASTLE GIRLS comes the spellbinding tale of a party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police, and a marriage is ripping apart at the seams.

by Chris Bohjalian - Fiction, Historical Fiction

It's 1943 and the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Twelve years later, Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police department, is assigned to a gruesome case --- a serial killer targeting the Rosatis, murdering the remnants of the family one-by-one in cold blood. She finds herself digging into a past that involves both the victims and her own tragic history.

by Chris Bohjalian - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

THE SANDCASTLE GIRLS, Chris Bohjalian's 15th book, is a spellbinding tale that travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012 --- a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author’s Armenian heritage, a subject his legions of fans have been asking him to write about for years.

by Chris Bohjalian - Fiction, Literary Fiction

For ten summers, the Seton family --- all three generations --- met at their country home in New England to spend a week together playing tennis, badminton, and golf, and savoring gin and tonics on the wraparound porch to celebrate the end of the season. In the eleventh summer, everything changed. A hunting rifle with a single cartridge left in the chamber wound up in exactly the wrong hands at exactly the wrong time, and led to a nightmarish accident that put to the test the values that unite the family --- and the convictions that just may pull it apart.