2024 One Read Winner: “Migrations” by Charlotte McConaghy

About the Book

Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy book coverA vanished mother, a passionate love affair and a mysterious tragedy lend the pacing of a thriller to parts of this gorgeously written and heart-wrenching novel, “Migrations,” about losses of all kinds, and the hope for redemption.

In the not-too-distant future, nature is on the verge of collapse, and Franny Stone has left everything behind but her research gear as she arrives in Greenland to track the world’s last flock of Arctic terns on what might be its final migration. She talks her way onto a fishing vessel, persuading the captain that she can help him find fish in exchange for transportation. As she and the crew travel farther from safety, we learn more about Franny’s dark and traumatic past.

About the Author

Charlotte McConaghy author photoCharlotte McConaghy has a master’s degree in screenwriting from the Australian Film Television and Radio School and a number of published science fiction and fantasy works for young adults in Australia. “Migrations” is her first foray into adult literary fiction. Her latest novel and New York Times bestseller, “Once There Were Wolves,” is a romantic mystery about a biologist charged with reintroducing wolves to the Scottish Highlands. Her newest novel, “Wild Dark Shore” is coming in March 2025. Charlotte is an Australian author living in Sydney.

Biographical information and author photo courtesy of www.charlottemcconaghy.com; Photo credit: Emma Daniels.

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