Rubio's first novel, Icy Sparks, was hailed as "vivid and unforgettable". Now, Rubio has done it again with The Woodsman's Daughter, a richly absorbing tale of the gothic South that, like Icy Sparks, has another unforgettable heroine at its heart....
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'This time out Rubio delivers very good genre writing and no more.' - PW. 'Anchored by several complex, intricately drawn characters, Rubio's novel paints a rich portrait of the late-nineteenth-century South.' - Booklist.
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Born in Macon, Georgia, to Mac Hyman and Gwendolyn Holt Hyman, Gwyn grew up
in south Georgia in the small town of Cordele, not far from Plains. Her father
was a writer himself and published the bestseller No Time for Sergeants
in 1954 when he was only 31 years old. It was turned into a popular play and
film, starring Andy Griffith.
Upon graduating from Florida State University with a B.A. in English, Gwyn joined the Peace Corps serving in Costa Rica and working as a preschool program coordinator and teacher in a village, without running water or electricity, near the Panamanian border. She married her husband, Angel, also a volunteer, six months after her arrival.
Gwyns youth was spent frantically running from her fathers vocation--seeking any other ...
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