Touchwood Out of Print Edition – Paperback


Touchwood (Out of Print Edition) by Karin Kallmaker

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This edition of Touchwood is the original 1991 Naiad Press version on the inside. Click here for the new 30th Anniversary Edition which includes a foreword and short story.


The Story...

  • This edition has been replaced by the Touchwood - 30th Anniversary Edition

    Twenty-nine-year-old Rayann Germaine, betrayed by her lover, flees in grief and rage. She meets book store owner Louisa Thatcher, a woman many years her senior, who offers shelter and work... and soon, passion, and a loving place in her life.

    But Rayann encounters challenges to this new love—from friends who question its wisdom, from her mother who disapproves of this liaison with a woman her own contemporary, from Louisa's son who learns for the first time his mother's true sexuality.

    And there are profound differences between Rayann and Louisa themselves, two women who come from dramatically different places in the spectrum of age and life experience. Their only common ground seems to be the searing attraction that they both try to deny...

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Author’s Notes
  • Further details about how this book came to be are included in the Foreword of Touchwood - 30th Anniversary Edition

    Watermark, the sequel to Touchwood, was written nine years later. The author humbly suggests that readers allow a lapse of time between the two novels, though perhaps not quite that long.


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