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Published Reviews

The Black Church
Amazon reviews
...a very effective psychological thriller that is driven by some very dark, very supernatural forces.
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The Pedestal reviews
Even as a Northerner, I will concede that Southern writers, from William Faulkner, to Flannery O’Connor, to Harper Lee, were not only endowed with a charming drawl...
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Amazon reviews
**** A vividly told mystery story, January 5, 2014 By Stephen Crabbe (Southwestern Australia) - See all my reviews Amazon Verified Purchase(What's this?) This...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
This is a vampire story that is not the usual run of the mill. It is a story that you take your time reading since it is much deeper than most vampire books. It is...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
The novel deftly weaves together the best elements of historical fiction, romance, and modern vampire lore. Delivered in a variety of historical as well as modern...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
I knew I wanted to read this book from the start. Yet once I started I could not put it down. Wonderful story about finding love and family. I found it to be Very...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
"Stuart Land's vampires borrow from both traditional stories and more modern vampire books in a way that is acceptable and pleasing. You still get the fangs and...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
And I have to admit, Original Blood not only held my attention, it gripped me. As in, I couldn't close the damned thing to go get some sleep. It's just simply a...
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Hibernate
Elise Blackwell reviews
“Using clean lines, Eslami cannily depicts the variety of human strangeness and longing. These stories are sage, vital, and addictive. More than that: they will...
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Hibernate
Marcy Dermansky reviews
“Oh, what a writer. Elizabeth Eslami continuously surprises and amazes. Hibernate is a collection of unique and astonishing stories.”
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The Brothers Judd-http://brothersjudd.com/ reviews
In 1969, Man reached the Moon and the New York Miracle Mets won the World Series. In 1980, the United States Men's Hockey team beat the USSR and proceeded to win...
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Red Is Best
Garden and Hearth reviews
In this charming book a child suffers the common miserable woe of being misunderstood. The little girl loves red. Juice tastes better in the red cup. The red...
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Bookgasm reviews
Schmidt charms with a simple tale and draws it with an appropriate clean crispness.
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What the Dogs Have Taught Me
The New York Times reviews
Merrill Markoe has a keen eye for the little lunacies of modern living. Hers is a special talent, desperately needed these days.
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Ain't It Cool News reviews
"It's unique, very nicely drawn, and awfully funny. And I guarantee you don't have anything else like it."
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The Suffocating Sea
Kirkus Reviews reviews
A nicely complex plot... Murder and arson strike too close to home for a detective investigating someone else’s case.DI Andy Horton is still smarting from the...
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Amazon.com reviews
These are bardic poems, but not at all presumptuous or abstract. Berdeshevsky's earned them by her life fully lived, her compassion, and the music that makes them...
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Deccan Herald reviews
The book tries to give as complete a slice of Pakistani society as possible, without any obfuscation no matter how disconcerting the narrative and introduces an...
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Perfume River
Pen American reviews
Andrew is a syndicated writer and an editor with the Pacific News Service, a short story writer, and a regular commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered. He co-...
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The Sandcastle Girls
Entertainment Weekly reviews
"Drawing for the first time on his own heritage, Bohjalian (Midwives) — the grandson of Armenian survivors — pours passion, pride, and sadness into his tale of...
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