Professional photographer, Veronica Lorimer, wakens to the sound of a rock
crashing through the front window of the Puget Sound island retreat she
shares with retired prosecuting attorney, Charlotte McAllister. As the attacks
continue and worsen, the local police blame a local vagrant boy, but
Veronica and Charlotte suspect the source may involve their own pasts and
Veronica’s estranged family. As they get closer to the truth, a sudden discovery
pitches their search toward tragedy.
The Camera’s Eye, Judith Kirscht’s fi fth novel, was a fi nalist for the 2015
William Faulkner Wisdom Award and was short-listed for the 2016 Chanticleer
Reviews’ Somerset Award. A previous novel, Home Fires, (New Libri
Press) was a fi nalist for the Nancy Pearl Award (best mainstream novel
published in 2013) and won an Honorable Mention in the Readers Favorite
Contest, both in 2014. Both Home Fires and Hawkins Lane were fi nalists for
Chanticleer Review’s’ Somerset Awards..
Originally from Chicago, Kirscht raised her family in Michigan and taught
writing at the Universities of Michigan and California, Santa Barbara before
moving to Washington State to devote herself to writing fi ction.