Press Release: The Mill River Redemption, by Darcie Chan, New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling Author.

Phenomenal recognition for bestselling author

Darcie Chan’s debut, THE MILL RIVER RECLUSE:

New York Times eBook bestseller for 28 weeks (peaking at #2)

USA Today eBook bestseller for 30 weeks

“Chan’s sweet novel displays her talent…A comforting book about the random

acts of kindness that hold communities together.”Kirkus Reviews
“A heartwarming story.”—
“A real page-turner.”IndieReader







A Ballantine Trade Paperback Original

On Sale August 26, 2014


“A satisfying read with sympathetic and relatable characters that will be good for book group discussions and vacation reading.”  Library Journal

Selling more than 700,000 eBook originals, New York Times bestselling author Darcie Chan mesmerized readers with her breathtaking prose and memorable characters in her debut, The Mill River Recluse, set in the enchanting, fictional locale of Mill River, Vermont. This August, Chan presents readers with a brand-new novel, THE MILL RIVER REDEMPTION (Ballantine Trade Paperback Original; On Sale August 26, 2014), featuring character cameos from The Mill River Recluse. Once again, Darcie skillfully weaves together themes of family, self-discovery and forgiveness to create a truly remarkable tale. A rising star in the literary world, Chan’s knack for storytelling is one that readers won’t soon forget.

In THE MILL RIVER REDEMPTION, Josie DiSanti, recently widowed, flees her New York City home with her two young daughters to take refuge in Mill River, Vermont, and live with her only remaining relative, Ivy Collard, the local bookstore owner and a woman Josie barely knows. There, the young mother and her girls build a new life—until a shocking tragedy tears the sisters apart. Years later, the sisters are forced together for the reading of their mother’s will, and what they discover shakes up their worlds, forever shaping their futures.

image004About the Author

Darcie Chan is the New York Times bestselling author of the eBook sensation The Mill River Recluse and the novel The Mill River Redemption. She has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. For fourteen years, Chan worked as an attorney drafting environmental and natural resource legislation for the U.S. Senate. She now writes fiction full-time and lives north of New York City with her husband and son.               @DarcieChan


By Darcie Chan

A Ballantine Trade Paperback Original • Publication date: August 26, 2014

ISBN: 978-0-345-53823-9 • Price: $15.00 • Pages: 416

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