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Published Reviews

Things Kept, Things Left Behind
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award, this well-worked debut collection of 11 stories delineates life's wrenching milestones: divorce, moving, the...
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Things Kept, Things Left Behind
El Paso Times reviews
Sometimes in a Tomlinson tale, it's difficult to tell the winners from the losers, the resilient from the fragile. But his magic lies in the shadows of people's...
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Things Kept, Things Left Behind
New York Times reviews
Like the landscape, Mr. Tomlinson’s characters in these 11 stories have harder edges. Their emotions are soaked in beer and obscured by the smoky haze of...
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The Price of Passion
Lambda Rising Book Report, Bay Area Reporter, The Wishing Well reviews
“Wells’ language is a rich and varied drug… Unlike so many other highly charged novels, The Price of Passion is a fully integrated story with a compelling conflict...
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AfterShocks
The Washington Blade, Chicago Outlines, Girlfriends Magazine, Recommended Reading/True Review reviews
"AfterShocks is an achievement.  There are lines that are so filled with beauty and truth that they are sheer pleasure to read.  Jess Wells is obviously...
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Books of the Times reviews
The Palm Latitudes of Kate Braverman's passionate new novel are those hot, steamy places to the south where the sun is insolent and cactuses and banyan trees and...
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New York Times reviews
For some American fiction writers, Los Angeles has for a long time now been thought of as providing a definitive opportunity to describe uprooted characters...
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The Mandrake Broom
Historical Novels Review reviews
            ...Wells’ detailed bibliography confirms her extensive research.  Historical events such as the invention of the printing press and contributions of...
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To Ride Hell's Chasm
The Best Reviews reviews
This is a stand-alone epic fantasy that is full of action and adventure TO RIDE HELL'S CHASM is a complex sword and sorcery novel whose protagonist is a man of...
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Finn: A Novel
Entertainment Weekly reviews
Clinch brings us a radical new take on Twain's classic, and a stand-alone marvel of a novel.
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Debbie Wiley Book Reviews reviews
Stacy Juba evokes a wide range of emotions in this poignant tale. The mystery itself is well done while the structure of the novel itself makes the reading flow...
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Martha's Bookshelf reviews
4.5!! I really liked the alpha characters of Cassie and Leidolf. The author does a good job building the tension as they dance around their attraction for each...
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The Fall of Augustus
News Bureau, University of Illinois reviews
"Wisseman teaches an anthropology course and is director of the Program on Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials at the University of Illinois. And...
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Diana Page Jordan reviews
Sascha’s hilarious, strikingly non-chronological account of how she married – and divorced – the obvious guy at the obvious time – hits a bit close to home.
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Sandy Longhorn reviews
Readers who were with me for my AWP posts know that Suzanne Frischkorn helped me kick off the conference by having dinner with me that first night in Denver....
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Love Romance Passion reviews
Review: This novel has it all; the suspense, the romance, a malicious antagonist, and a castle with secret tunnels, trap doors and its very own…ghost. I can’t...
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Shameless Reviews reviews
This is a must have series for me. When I see the next edition coming out it is an automatic buy! I have been anxiously awaiting the release of Heart of the...
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Thoughts...OVER COFFEE reviews
This story is wonderful blend of contemporary suspense; romance, with just the right mix of paranormal. Terry has a wonderful sense of humor and you can’t help but...
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Courting Constance--How to Win a Guy in Ten Days in Regency England
Fresh Fiction reviews
Inspirational Fiction Historical, Inspirational Fiction Romance This inspirational novel shows that true love can conquer all and that people can change their...
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Highway of Heroes
CM Magazine reviews
Put yourself in the mind of a young boy, caught up in the heartbreak of losing his soldier dad, and now facing the formal repatriation ceremony that begins at...
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