The Year of Two Blue Moons is a contemporary novel set on an island off the coast of New England with some of the action taking place in New York. Its main character is Ally Winmann, single, 42, a healer, who’s desperate to have a child.
My better half, Irish novelist, Niall Williams, says, The Year of Two Blue Moons is a novel about family, American family, the messiest kind.
It’s about an afternoon in June that shatters a privileged youth.
It’s about accidents and chance.
It’s about a woman who craves to make her own family, and a brother who almost destroys his.
It’s about escaping to an island, and a nephew who comes to find the missing part of his family.
It’s about a healer who has to learn how to heal the past.