KEENE ~ Maggie Thrash presents & signs "Rainbow Black"

Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 2:00pm

The Keene Toadstool Hosts

Maggie Thrash

presenting & autographing her book

Rainbow Black

Saturday, June 8th at 4 pm

For readers of Donna Tartt and Ottessa Moshfegh comes a brilliant, deliriously entertaining novel from the acclaimed author of Honor Girl. Rainbow Black is part murder mystery, part gay international fugitive love story--set against the '90s Satanic Panic and spanning 20 years in the life of a young woman pulled into its undertow.

Lacey Bond is a 13-year-old girl in New Hampshire growing up in the tranquility of her hippie parents' rural daycare center.

Then the Satanic Panic hits. It's the summer of 1990 when Lacey 's parents are handcuffed, flung into the county jail, and faced with a torrent of jaw-dropping accusations as part of a mass hysteria sweeping the nation. When a horrific murder brings Lacey to the breaking point, she makes a ruthless choice that will haunt her for decades.

As an adult, Lacey mimes a normal life as the law clerk of an illustrious judge. She has a beautiful girlfriend, a measure of security, and the world has mostly forgotten about her. But after a tiny misstep spirals into an uncontrolled legal disaster, the hysteria threatens to begin all over again.

Rainbow Black is an addictive, searing, high-octane triumph, an imaginative tour de force about one woman's tireless desire to be free.

Maggie Thrash is the author of the critically acclaimed graphic memoirs Honor Girl (a Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee) and Lost Soul, Be At Peace, as well as two novels for young adults. Rainbow Black is her adult debut. Born and raised in Atlanta, she lives in New Hampshire.

Event address: 
12 Emerald St.
Keene, NH 03431
Books: 
Rainbow Black: A Novel By Maggie Thrash Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063286870
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Harper Perennial - March 19th, 2024