Foreword Reviews

Karyn Saemann, Book Reviewer

Book Review

The Complete Callaghan Tetralogy

by Karyn Saemann

The Complete Callaghan Tetralogy is a well-conceived tale for those who enjoy smart, complex, global intrigue. A London businessman, brutally tortured by the Russian mafia when he is mistaken for his father, seeks revenge and personal... Read More

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A Foreign Shore

by Karyn Saemann

Intricate world-building makes this complex fantasy a fun and rewarding undertaking. Members of a medieval royal family and their followers encounter more than they bargained for when their invasion of a distant province unearths deadly,... Read More

Book Review

What She Knew

by Karyn Saemann

A Wall Street power player must navigate complicated family relationships in this poignant novel. A Wall Street money manager tries to reconnect with her estranged relatives while weathering the 2008 financial meltdown in What She Knew,... Read More

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Missing Mona

by Karyn Saemann

This engaging and romantic story is packed with action and intrigue. A disenchanted twenty-something’s solo, cross-country road trip turns dangerous when a hitchhiker draws him into a Chicago crime web. "Missing Mona" is Joe... Read More

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Rekindled

by Karyn Saemann

"Rekindled" is an insightful account of early American thinking regarding the separation of church and state. Early American colonists fleeing religious oppression in England grapple with deep questions of church and state separation in... Read More

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Dawn and Sunset

by Karyn Saemann

"Dawn and Sunset" is a well researched, nicely written, organized account of early Mesopotamian history. Some of the world’s first cities emerge, prosper, and decline over the course of several millennia while their citizens chart... Read More

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Orphan in America

by Karyn Saemann

This is storytelling at its best, a deeply engrossing tale about an unforgettable collection of original characters. An Antebellum-era American immigrant family endures separation, grief, and unrelenting toil and misfortune in "Orphan in... Read More

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