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Published Reviews

Murder on the Run
Library Journal reviews
“Both polite and profane, idealistic and hard-boiled, Ventana is a satisfying heroine....Recommended.”
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Money to Burn
AudioFile reviews
“Carol Cowan delivers a bravura performance....Her vocal characterizations are delicious, and her scene transitions are flawless. Cowan brings new meaning to the...
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Money to Burn
Bookwatch reviews
“Carol Cowan's reading of this mystery is one of the best dramatic monologues on tape. Listeners will be captivated by an undulating, dynamic mystery. Highly...
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Money to Burn
Publishers Weekly reviews
“In this fast-paced adventure, White's lively and redoubtable sleuth makes splendid company as, with perseverance and a bit of luck, she disentangles a web of...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
De Azevedo's vibrant  debut novel depicts Brazilians struggling to make a life in 1970s Los Angeles, a story shot through with saudade , Portuguese for intense...
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El Paso Times reviews
"Samba Dreamers" is a dark, fantastical and, indeed, brilliant cautionary tale for those who search out paradise without first confronting -- and...
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By the Way
PRISM QUARTERLY reviews
"Radavich is certainly vigorous . . . . He chooses his words carefully and pulls his lines together for the utmost impact and clarity. Rarely obtuse, hardly...
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By the Way
TIME OF SINGING reviews
"David Radavich has given us a thought-provoking and intriguing volume. Many pieces contain fine music that glows with reading aloud. The initial poem, '...
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By the Way
ORBIS (UK) reviews
"David Radavich demonstrates how he has found the perfect poetic technique for the expression of his unfailingly interesting take on life. This is splendidly...
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Einstein's Daughter: The Search for Lieserl
Time Magazine reviews
The result is a colorful glimpse of rural Serbian culture, with its patrimonial society, strong family loyalties, female subservience, slow, leisurely discourse....
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Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
San Diego Jewish World reviews
“The life of Muriel Gardiner … is truly heartwarming – the number of lives she saved, or at least had a hand in saving, was incredibly great. And the saga of her...
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Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books reviews
“[a] solid depiction of the setting: the markets, the homes, and the streets are brought vividly to life, providing a visual backdrop for this seldom-told chapter...
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New York Journal of Books reviews
Anya’s War is a tender coming-of-age tale of a Jewish girl whose family escaped to Shanghai from the impending Nazi takeover of their home in Russia. ... Alban’s...
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Amazon reviews
This first Zaftan story in a planned trilogy is one very unique take into fantasy/sci-fi. You can tell from the start, that it's going to poke fun at our elected...
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Dogs Don't Lie
There's a Dead Guy in My Living Room (blog) reviews
Simon’s book has the sharp kind of character detail I think she herself appreciates. Her crisp writing and polished plot are a pleasure from start to finish.
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The Denver Post reviews
Same as Washington Post, but new audience...
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The Stubborn Season
The Montreal Gazette reviews
The Stubborn Season is precise, polished … bind[s] the attention through the excellence of its sharp, precise prose, generously laced with authentic history....
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Blog Critics reviews
SPOILER ALERT! The author does a fantastic job of keeping this book very fast-paced. It is hard to put down as it contains everything, including how to run from...
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Mommy Bunch reviews
This book had me right from the start.  I love books that capture my attention right from the first page, and this one did not let me down.  There is...
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Gertrude's Broken Wand (Marmalade Book 1)
Lynchburg Coupon Mama reviews
Marmalade is a book that today’s child is sure to love! Just from the back cover, I felt a flood of memories come back about books and movies including Alice in...
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