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NEPM Book Club: 'Scorched Grace'

The NEPM Book Club:  "Scorched Grace" by Margot Douaihy. Featuring a Q&A with the author! Read with us! July 13 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Broadside Bookshop.

Do you love to read? So do we! That’s why we’ve launched the NEPM Book Club — a quarterly virtual meet-up dedicated to bringing NEPM friends together to chat about new, diverse and interesting fiction.

Our next meeting will be Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. We're tackling the first book in the new Sister Holiday mysteries, "Scorched Grace," by western Masssachusetts' own Margot Douaihy.

This time around, we'll have a very special guest: the author herself! Margot Douaihy will be joining us to answer your questions about "Scorched Grace," the book's characters, working with "Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn, adapting the novel to the screen and more!


When Saint Sebastian’s School becomes the target of a shocking arson spree, the Sisters of the Sublime Blood and their surrounding New Orleans community are thrust into chaos. Patience is a virtue, but punk rocker turned nun Sister Holiday isn’t satisfied to just wait around for officials to return her home and sanctuary to its former peace, instead deciding to unveil the mysterious attacker herself. Her investigation leads her down a twisty path of suspicion and secrets, turning her against colleagues, students, and even fellow Sisters along the way. And to piece together the clues of this high-stakes mystery, she must at last reckon with the sins of her own past….


Learn more about the NEPM Book Club at nepm.org/bookclub.