Maiden Leap

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MaidenLeap_lg CM Harris

Bink Books
252 pp. ● 6×9
$16.95 (pb) ● $9.99 (eb)
ISBN 978-1-949290-43-1  (pb)

FICTION / LGBT / General
FICTION / Small Town & Rural
FICTION / Family Life / General
FICTION / literature

Publication date: September 2020

About the Book

Kate, a devoted wife and mother, has lived her whole life under the mythic bluff called Maiden Leap in a scenic river town. Her contented life is turned inside out when her former high school girlfriend Lucy returns to town as a graduate of a gay conversion therapy program. Now Kate must cope with her guilt and anger over how she and Lucy parted.

As Kate struggles to balance her marriage to her reliable husband and her friendship with mercurial Lucy, their old flame is rekindled and a town secret is uncovered. Kate must learn how to navigate a new world of possibilities, confront her moral conundrums, and solve the age-old mystery surrounding Maiden Leap.


“The strong opening, tension, world-building, scene-setting move us into the manuscript with ease. The characters are all easy to like, they keep the reader interested, and they have a valuable story to tell.” — Andrew Gifford, director of the Santa Fe Writers Project