Tangerine is a sharp dagger of an audiobook—a debut so tightly wound, so replete with exotic imagery and charm, so full of precise details and extraordinary craftsmanship, it will leave you absolutely breathless.
“A taut psychological thriller set against the lush landscape of Tangier in the 1950’s. When Lucy hears the news that her estranged best friend from college has moved to Tangier with her new husband, she books a ticket to follow her. They haven’t spoken since ‘the accident’, but maybe that’s all water under the bridge? Tangerine is a compelling mystery that explores the dynamics of social boundaries, friendship, and identity and will certainly keep you on the edge of your seat the whole way through.”Noelle, Oblong Books
The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the accident at Bennington, the two friends—once inseparable roommates—haven’t spoken in over a year. But there Lucy was, trying to make things right and return to their old rhythms. Perhaps Alice should be happy. She has not adjusted to life in Morocco, too afraid to venture out into the bustling medinas and oppressive heat. Lucy—always fearless and independent—helps Alice emerge from her flat and explore the country.
But soon a familiar feeling starts to overtake Alice—she feels controlled and stifled by Lucy at every turn. Then Alice’s husband, John, goes missing, and Alice starts to question everything around her: her relationship with her enigmatic friend, her decision to ever come to Tangier, and her very own state of mind.
Optioned for film by George Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures, with Scarlett Johansson to star.
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