Inspired by the Nabokovs' relationship, Invitation to a Bonfire (Bloomsbury) is a literary novel with a psychological thriller at its core. It tells the story of a dangerous love triangle between the fictional Russian writer Leo Orlov, his wife Vera, and the young émigré Zoya Andropov. Adrienne Celt's debut novel, The Daughters, won the PEN Southwest Book Award for Fiction and was an NPR Best Book of the Year and an New York Public Library Favorite Book of the Year.
"Engrossing, endearing, phenomenal—this book will set you on fire. In this brilliant novel, Adrienne Celt's lush prose and mousetrap plot deliver a wild wonder." —Alissa Nutting, author of Tampa.