Ohio Indie Bookstores Present Tiffany McDaniel's ON THE SAVAGE SIDE

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Ohio Indie Bookstores Present Tiffany McDaniel's ON THE SAVAGE SIDE

Join Ohio Indie Bookstores for a special virtual event featuring Tiffany McDaniel and her new novel, ON THE SAVAGE SIDE.

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Online

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  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

A special thank you to the bookstores co-sponsoring this event: Downbound Books Gathering Volumes (Perrysburg, OH); Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Cincinnati,OH); Kicks Mix (Newark, OH); and The Book Loft (Columbus, OH).

ABOUT ON THE SAVAGE SIDE

Six women—mothers, daughters, sisters—gone missing. Inspired by the unsolved murders of the Chillicothe Six, this harrowing novel tells the story of two sisters, both of whom could be the next victims, from the internationally best-selling author of Betty.

Arcade and Daffodil are twins born one minute apart. With their fiery red hair and thirst for escape, they form an unbreakable bond nurtured by their grandmother’s stories. Together, they disappear into their imaginations and forge a world all their own.

But what the two sisters can’t escape are the generational ghosts that haunt their family. Growing up in the shadow of their rural Ohio town, the sisters cling tightly to one another. Years later, Arcade wrestles with the memories of her early life, just as a local woman is discovered drowned in the river. Soon, more bodies are found. As her friends disappear around her, Arcade is forced to reckon with the past while the killer circles closer. Arcade’s promise to keep herself and her sister safe becomes increasingly desperate and the powerful riptide of the savage side becomes more difficult to survive.

Drawing from the true story of women killed in Chillicothe, Ohio, acclaimed novelist and poet Tiffany McDaniel has written a moving literary testament and fearless elegy for missing women everywhere.

TIFFANY McDANIEL is an Ohio native whose writing is inspired by the rolling hills and woods of the land she knows. Drawing from her Cherokee heritage, she is a poet, a novelist, and a visual artist. Her debut novel, The Summer That Melted Everything, won the Guardian's Not the Booker award and the Ohioana Reader’s Choice Award. She is the author of Betty, an international best seller and a Friends of American Writers Chicago, the Society of Midland Authors, Nautilus Book Award, and Ohioana Library Readers’ Choice Award winner.