In Wild Mountain, Mona Duval has concocted a tidy life for herself in the rural town of Wild Mountain, Vermont. Escaped (mostly) from a bad marriage, she runs a general store next to an historic covered bridge—a bridge she loves so much, she literally wrote the book on its history. When an ice storm collapses the century-old bridge, Mona’s life begins to unravel with it. Wild Mountain tells a tale of small-town politics and mountain lore. Above all, this book is about passion, whether it be for a land, a cause, a state, or a person. Follow an engaging cast of characters through a turning point in Wild Mountain’s history, as uncertain as the reader what lies ahead.
“Nancy Kilgore skillfully peels away the layers of what might otherwise be a quaint town in Vermont. She has keen insight into human strength and frailty and unleashes a cauldron of history, magic, secrets, petty politics flavored with the Freedom to Marry bill, and love. A fine book by a talented writer.”
– Jacqueline Sheehan, NYTimes bestselling author of A Tiger in the House
“The places and characters are so vivid and real, I felt like I was there with them. I wanted to wrap myself up in the story like a coat.”
—Kim Church, author of Byrd