The Treehouse

The Treehouse was included on AfterEllen‘s 2018 Your Ultimate Gay Girl Summer Reading List. 

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Camilla Thompson, a Humanities college professor who never did write that Great American Novel, hasn’t seen her son Nico for two years. One morning she drives to the house where her ex, Allison, is still raising Nico. Knowing that they are away for a week’s vacation, Camilla begins to build a treehouse as a surprise for the son she’s not allowed to see.

But Camilla’s regrets, grief, and lack of construction skills aren’t the only challenges she’ll face. Old friends and unexpected visitors show up to help—and complicate matters. Free-spirited Taylor, Camilla’s best friend, arrives with her lover, Audrey, whom Camilla finds herself falling for. Then Wallace, Camilla’s Department Chair, disrupts everything with startling news that threatens to end Camilla’s career.

Rendered with heart and humor, The Treehouse is a novel about love, loss, motherhood, and how one woman rebuilds a new life from what remains of the old one.

“Randi Triant’s insightful character-focused novel The Treehouse finds an intertwined cast dealing with relationships, love, and trauma.”

Foreword Reviews

“The Treehouse is fast-paced, emotionally intense, and utterly captivating. You’ll love this story, but you’ll love the characters even more.”

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