This article was originally published Bainbridge Island Review on Oct. 20, 2019
Madeline ffitch will visit Eagle Harbor Book Company at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 to discuss her debut novel “Stay and Fight.”
Praised by the likes of The Oprah Magazine and the Wall Street Journal, the book has been called “romantic, albeit brutally raw” and “delightfully raucous.”
Helen arrives in Appalachian Ohio full of love and her boyfriend’s ideas for living off the land. Too soon, with winter coming, he calls it quits. Helped by Rudy — her government-questioning, wisdom-spouting, seasonal-affective-disordered boss — and a neighbor couple, Helen makes it to spring.