The Fainting Room by Sarah Pemberton Strong

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Ray’s conventional upbringing, and his one early attempt at outright rebellion, contrasts well with Ingrid’s character, so full of feelings of alienation and anger. A deliciously creepy and intense story.
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Set in suburban Connecticut in 1983, The Fainting Room is about a young girl with a Philip Marlowe alter ego who becomes involved in a bizarre and ultimately destructive love triangle with a troubled married couple who take her in for the summer.
 

About Sarah Pemberton Strong

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Sarah Strong's previous novel, Burning the Sea, was published in 2002. She is also the poetry editor for The New Haven Review, and her poetry has appeared in journals such as The Southwest Review, The Southern Review, Cream City Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, RATTLE, and The Sun. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and daughter.
 
Published May 17, 2013 by Ig Publishing. 362 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian. Fiction
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Ray’s conventional upbringing, and his one early attempt at outright rebellion, contrasts well with Ingrid’s character, so full of feelings of alienation and anger. A deliciously creepy and intense story.

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