2017 Award for Best Mystery -Detective, Maxy Awards
“A true mystery for any reader, with enough clues to stay thoroughly engaged, but not enough leads to solve the brilliant ending!”
"The multilayered depth of characterization brings this story to the top of my list for mysteries I enjoy."
"We feel not only the Texas sweat dripping down [Jack Bailey’s] back, but also his guilt, his morality, and the temptation fueling his forbidden sexual desires."
"There is enough detail of the methodical steps involved in crime solving to keep the reader engaged."
"Dynamic characters, realistic dialogue, and beautiful descriptions put the reader there with Jack and his cop friends as they seek justice for the victims."
"An entertaining and thought-provoking murder mystery…This enthralling, fast moving novel is highly recommended!"
"A well-told mystery story that you will savor to the end."
“Jack Bailey is a solid protagonist and the mix of murder mystery and Jack’s PTSD provides a multi-dimensional plot that intrigues from beginning to end.”
— Roger Leslie PhD, author, editor, writing coach