Books written by Chris Bohjalian

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

May 26, 2015 | 288 pages
Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands is the story of Emily Shepard, a homeless girl living in an igloo made of garbage bags in Burlington, Vermont. Nearly a year ago, a power plant in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont had a meltdown and both of Emily's parents were killed. Devastatingly, her father was in... More Info

The Light in the Ruins

Vintage Books | July 20, 2019 | 309 pages
Hoping to safeguard themselves during World War II within their villa in Florence, the Rosati family become prisoners in their home instead when the Nazis take over the estate, a situation that leads to a murder investigation years later.  More Info

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

Doubleday Canada | July 8, 2014 | 288 pages
A heartbreaking and wildly inventive new novel from the bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls. Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands is the story of Emily Shepard, a homeless girl living in an igloo made of garbage bags in Burlington, Vermont. Nearly a year ago, a power plant in the... More Info