"The novel’s ambitious story is likely to appeal to fans of westerns and thrillers alike, but the novel’s dense structure and overreliance on exposition over storytelling will prove burdensome to readers who enjoy a swifter tale."
"The Reventant is a tale of revenge exacted by protagonist J.W., a “tall dark handsome stranger wearing a black hat and black vest” who is a self-appointed and spiteful vigilante...it’s an unpolished, one-dimensional story of shoot-‘em-up bloodletting in the Old West."
"Set in the Southwest in 1935, this well-researched novel teems with melodrama. Author Gordon acquaints us well with the Depression-era malefactions of Church and State toward the Apaches, which are scarcely exaggerated here...Whitewash is an exciting read that stirs the conscience."
"A sweet Western romance, Hannah’s Way perfectly captures late 1800’s Texas with a story reminiscent of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town on the Prairie. Readers that grew up with and loved Laura, Pa, Mary and the others, will enjoy this more adult story of life in the old West."
"This well-written story offers a rich, authentic portrayal of the Old West...Readers will not only appreciate the escapades of Samuel in this immensely entertaining novel but they’ll have new respect for the hardy souls who were determined to survive in a harsh land despite all odds."
“Wagons West to Montana is part Western, part romance, and also a story about faith in times of hardship…the novel is full of heart and the story behind it is a winner.”
For those itching for a good ole’ Western, there is much to admire in this one. Falk fills the town of Darwin with colorful characters and quick draw gun fights.
"While the story is detailed and falls into place like a puzzle, one incongruent misfortune concerns the personality of the heroine. Despite being a fiery feminist, Kate ultimately falls for a man who is constantly patronizing her. Despite it’s few flaws, Margolis has crafted a romance novel that is hard to put down."
Reynolds braids several story lines with graceful prose and believable period dialogue. A reader quickly becomes invested in his characters …