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Published Reviews

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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THE GUILTY
Publishers Weekly reviews
Still relatively fresh out of J-school but already a hot scribe at the New York Gazette, Henry Parker (from Pinter’s The Mark) files another hair-raising story in...
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February Flowers
The Blurb (Australia) reviews
by Fan Wu
"February Flowers is an impressive debut from Wu. It offers an insight into contemporary Chinese life not often seen in literature of Chinese origin and will...
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The Oxford Times reviews
HELEN PEACOCKE talks to Eliza Graham, whose latest novel is a love story of two refugees struggling to survive in the chaos of post-war Germany When Eliza Graham’...
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Faithfulreader.com reviews
"Readers will appreciate Tina Ann Forkner’s finely tuned ability to bring to life both her characters' strong realistic emotions and the physical beauty that...
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Heart of the Wolf
The Romance Studio reviews
The characters were so well developed and the writing so superior that it felt real to me, my reactions were as if I was a part of the story. If that’s not a sign...
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Heart of the Wolf
Publishers Weekly reviews
A werewolf woman defies the alpha male of her pack in this supernatural romance, with chemistry that crackles off the page and a richly depicted pack dynamic.
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The Vampire...In My Dreams
Fallen Angel Reviews reviews
Terry Lee Wilde has written a terrific young adult story. Once I started The Vampire…In My Dreams, I could not stop until I got to the last page. Dominic is...
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Bitten by Books reviews
Destiny of the Wolf is the second installment in Ms. Spear’s Wolf shapeshifting series but can be read as a stand-alone. The books in the series are only loosely...
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Mosquito
Pebble Lake Review reviews
"With its popping language, lucid narrative and striking imagery, Lemon seems to have greedily plundered the entire scope of contemporary poetry for what may be...
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Human Resources
Indigo Editing reviews
Human Resources is the first collection of short stories by Josh Goldfaden. Goldfaden used alternating satire and sincerity to examine various attempts at meaning...
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OVENMAN
Emerging Writers Network reviews
"Ovenman should end up being taught in MFA programs as an incredible example of a novel centered around voice. That's not to say that all Jeff Parker has done is...
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OVENMAN
Montreal Mirror reviews
"Ovenman reads like a high calibre graphic novel, minus the graphics. Cluttered, uncomfortable, compulsively crafted, unashamed of occasional farce or relentless...
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