Caroline Hau's first novel, Tiempo Muerto, tells the tale of "two women who meet on the island where they shared a childhood. One is looking for her mother, the other her yaya. One is an Overseas Filipino Worker, the other an heiress. In an old bahay na bato haunted by scandal and tragedy, secrets and ghosts, the women find their lives entangled and face the challenge of refusing their predetermined fates and embracing their open futures."
Winner, 2022 National Book Award for Best Novel in English
Ateneo de Manila University Press, Philippines
First printing, 2019; Second printing, 2021
Softcover / 8 x 5 inches / 275 pages / BW