Belgian short film CAVERNE, just released, adapts "Allegory of a Cave" from GIRL TROUBLE

January 01, 2020

THE SALT LINE reviewed in the Pittsburg Post-Gazette

September 29, 2017

"Combining elements of sci-fi, thrillers and speculative fiction, “The Salt Line” is a page-turner. Ms. Goddard Jones, who is the author of “The Next Time You See Me” and the collection “Girl Trouble,” builds a believable world and generates tension effectively. The plot is action-driven, but an ensemble cast of characters keeps the story rooted in human emotions and motivations. For a story that starts out being about killer ticks, it offers much more."

THE SALT LINE reviewed in the LA Times

September 21, 2017

" exciting novel, with unexpected twists and turns and excellent character development."

Playlist for THE SALT LINE featured at Largehearted Boy

September 06, 2017

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book.

Interview at Fiction Writers Review

September 05, 2017

"I wrote big swaths of this book operating on instinct, and I had a lot of luck with the instincts later bearing fruit": Holly Goddard Jones with Danielle LaVaque-Manty on dystopian fiction, Cracker Barrel, and The Salt Line, out this week from G.P. Putnam's Sons.

BookPage calls THE SALT LINE "an eye-opening, heart-pounding adventure"

August 19, 2017

"Terrifying and bold, The Salt Line is a character-driven thriller with shocking plot twists, jaw-dropping revelations and splashes of horror, sci-fi and romance."

THE SALT LINE is a September LibraryReads pick!

August 17, 2017

Librarians across the country have chosen The Salt Line as one of their ten favorite books that will be published in September.

Interview with YES! Weekly

August 16, 2017

Why ticks? Why dystopia? And is there actually a positive trend in all of this?

Publishers Weekly Review

July 24, 2017

"Fans of Jones will appreciate her return to an ensemble-driven narrative, and new fans will find social commentary and intense thrills rolled into one seamless story. Outwardly an adventure story, this suspenseful novel uses a thrilling premise to examine the fallout of abandoning universal freedoms in order to ensure collective safety."

Booklist Review

August 01, 2017

"This mystery-like structure keeps the reader guessing as Jones switches seamlessly from evocative pastoral

descriptions of North Carolina and Tennessee to action-packed scenes of violence. Along the way, she

explores themes of environmental degradation, technological dependence, and corporate greed. At once

dark, disturbing, and highly enjoyable, this is a timely novel bursting with ideas."

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