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Former Redding Resident Releases Second Historical Novel, Set in San Francisco

A new historical novel by former Redding resident Stacia Brown Pelletier will come out in April. The Half Wives, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, is Pelletier’s second novel. Her first, Accidents of Providence (2012), was shortlisted for the Townsend Prize… Pelletier, who attended high school in Redding, graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara and moved to San Francisco for a year afterward, where she worked as a shelter monitor at The Episcopal Sanctuary, a homeless shelter. more