“The engrossing plot, richly drawn characters, and underlying horror make this a book that lingers in the reader’s mind . . .”
“an important reminder of something that’s easily taken for granted: the right to participate directly in one’s own government.”
The world in which Geoffrey Chaucer created his considerable body of writing often painted women as the gateway of the devil, insatiable sexual monsters who consumed their men with their crude, las
“Leonora in the Morning Light is less a story about love, and more a story about finding your own authentic voice.
This book is a good example of how packaging and promotion can hit or miss with an audience.
Maybe you thought it was impossible. That it didn’t exist. You would never find a contemporary short story collection that was more than well written.
“Surviving Savannah is an epic novel that explores the metal of human spirit in crisis.
“Gaps of time notwithstanding, Charlier puts forth an interesting take on an historical event.”
I’m Staying Here is a simple title surrounding a profoundly moving story about ordinary people trying to live their lives as farmers, as they have for centuries. It’s 1923.
“a love story, and also as a glimpse of a small Cornish town during a tumultuous time in history, when a dramatic turn of events can change an isolated teenager into a daring young woman.”
“‘. . . in today’s historiography, where the focus on the individual is once again becoming stronger, it’s actually better for a forgotten artist to have been a woman than a man.
“Fans of historical fiction or tales of women defying the odds will be immediately drawn in to Runyan’s crisp, effortless prose.”
“Dinah Jefferies uses the secrets held by a husband and wife to expose the prejudice and unfairness of the British colonial era. . . . an enjoyable read.”
“. . . a plot-driven novel conveyed in crisp, descriptive, and thought-provoking prose via an engagingly intelligent third-person narrator. . . . an auspicious debut.”