Paper & Ink, Flesh & Blood

rita Mace Walston

Paper & Ink, Flesh & Blood

ELEGANT AND HEARTBREAKING MAGICAL REALISM

As a tormented young girl, Margaux Locke had very few friends not made of paper and ink. A strange and wonderful inheritance from her aunt allows Margaux to hear books speak aloud to her—with earnest words of wisdom and ominous warnings. When her husband, August Locke, falls to his death in a horse race, she must return to her Virginia roots and forge the flesh and blood strength to uncover the bitter truth about her late husband and save her beloved land. A suspenseful literary tale for all book lovers Paper & Ink, Flesh & Blood leads the reader through a story of love, loss, and danger as Margaux defines her path and comes to terms with a life far beyond the one she’d plotted.

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Paper & Ink, Flesh & Blood by Rita Mace Walston is a great book! I read the book very quickly the first time and just finished reading it a second time.

– Judy Rodgers

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You’ll remember this wise and heartbreaking tale long after you’ve finished it! A dazzling love letter to the power of books!

– Constance Sayers, Author of A Witch in Time

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I can happily say that the impressions I got from the first line stayed with me until the end. I greatly enjoyed all the time I spent with Margaux’s thoughts and Rita Mace Walston’s flowing prose. 

– David Ballard