“A page-turner with a dark slant, morally gray characters who were flawed yet likable, realistic and multi-faceted with certain twists I didn’t see coming.” – Jenna Moquin, author 

“The Great Depression has been a setting for many novels…it’s a fascinating period brought to life in this moody, dark novel. This is a terrific read that won’t disappoint.” – John Greco, author/photographer

“Gritty, Real, Fiction…Schleicher thrusts readers deep into the early part of the twentieth century, with real people living real lives and experiencing a thrilling, suspenseful tale….the rising conflict and relationships between characters reminded me of one of the classics I read in high school, but this time, I was reading it for pleasure!” – C. D. Tavenor, author and co-founder of Two Doctors Media

“A good, enthralling historical suspense/thriller…Schleicher delves deep inside his characters. He’s not afraid to have unlikable but realistic people in his story…Schleicher excels at portraying children…All the children (Sally, Tyrus, and Tyrus’ young friend, Mostlee) have their dark sides: lying, keeping secrets that shouldn’t be secrets, issues with authority. Common problems with this age group, really. But the things they lie about, the secrets they keep, are weighty problems that no child should have to deal with. They also observe the adults around them but don’t understand their observations. They don’t know how much they know! This dichotomy of world-weary wisdom and childish innocence makes them believable as children and as characters.” – Meredith Rankin, writer and book blogger

“A gripping thriller…dark, moody, mysterious…I enjoyed…and highly recommend.” – Vigilant Reader Book Reviews

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