Foreword Reviews

Delia Stanley, Book Reviewer

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Going to Beautiful

by Delia Stanley

In Anthony Bidulka’s novel Going to Beautiful, a widowed celebrity chef travels to a small town, where he encounters both dark secrets and uplifting surprises. Jake’s perfect life, built from his passion for cooking and several... Read More

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Only in America

by Delia Stanley

In the thriller "Only in America", the US’s cultural vulnerabilities are exploited, and an innocent man is threatened with prison. In Luciano Cannucci’s thriller "Only in America", a Canadian visitor is caught up in a controversial... Read More

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The Thresher Ghost

by Delia Stanley

In the intriguing historical thriller "The Thresher Ghost", a disgraced doctor enters a feverish, experimental world that sends his moral compass spinning. In Spencer Compton’s fantastical historical novel "The Thresher Ghost", a... Read More

Book Review

White Lies Matter

by Delia Stanley

"White Lies Matter" is a unique artistic investigation into often-repeated lies about American history. In concert with digital art, the short essays of John A. O’Connor’s "White Lies Matter" convey histories of inequality and... Read More

Book Review

A Month of Murder

by Delia Stanley

In the small town mystery novel "A Month of Murder", no one can be trusted, and the past always reemerges. In David Baker’s mystery novel "A Month of Murder", brutal murders and generational crimes plague a small town. In Yorkshire’s... Read More

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Against the Dusk

by Delia Stanley

"Against the Dusk" is a romantic thriller in which personal motivations clash with government actions on a global stage of wealth and war. In Brett Andrew Strange’s thriller "Against the Dusk", a man falls in love with an intriguing... Read More

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The Rape of Persephone

by Delia Stanley

In the atmospheric high fantasy novel "The Rape of Persephone", a powerful girl comes of age and comes into her own. Retelling an ancient Greek story with modern twists, Monica Brillhart’s romantic novel follows the daughter of a high... Read More

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