Reviews

“A haunting, yet fast-paced whodunit that captures the reader’s attention from page one. A wonderful book!”—Alexandra Ivy, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

 

“Full of surprising twists and haunted turns that kept me reading till the last page.”—Larry Sweazy, award-winning author

 

“Deliver an unpredictable mystery along with a powerful look at people…Completely engaged by the intrigue.”—Long and Short Reviews (Click Here for full review)

 

“With both elements of mystery and suspense, readers across genres will find this second book about Darrell Henshaw intriguing…I highly recommend it.” ★★★★★—Literary Titan (Click Here for full review)

“It’s a ghost/mystery story filled with suspense and action. The plot is so engrossing it had me hooked from the very first page.” ★★★★★—Nana’s Reviews, Greece (Click Here for full review)

“The well-plotted storyline keeps a steady pace through two-thirds of the book and then gradually ups the ante, adds tension, grit, drops more pieces of the puzzle then explodes.”—V. Williams, Rosepoint Publishing (Click Here for full review)

“Overbeck transports his reader to a bucolic village on Maryland’s Eastern Shore where a young teacher, Darrell Henshaw, is haunted by visions of a teen murdered thirty years before at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. In his quest to seek the truth and right a tragic wrong, he encounters racial bigotry and class divisions once thought deeply buried but percolating just below the surface of polite society.”—Richard Meredith, author of Sky Dance and The Crow’s Nest

 

“Overbeck’s pace is spot on and makes for a thoroughly engaging and quick read… A Gold Award Winner!” ★★★★★—Literary Titan (Click Here for full review)

“Far more than an intriguing mystery…an amazingly complex, detailed novel. Haunting is the right word for this mystery, in more ways than one. A real page turner.” ★★★★★—Long and Short Reviews (Click Here for full review)

 

“The novel is compelling, a gripping story filled with twists and turns…Well plotted and skillfully written… Realistic and entertaining.” ★★★★★--ReadersFavorite.com (Click Here for full review)

 

“A classic novel, obviously well-researched, thoughtful, compelling, and a rapid-fire story. Well done.  National Honorable Mention!” ★★★★★—ReadersView (Click Here for full review)

“An absolutely chilling ghost story wrapped around an even scarier piece of history - or perhaps it’s the other way around. Recommended. BEST BOOK!” ★★★★★—Chanticleer Reviews and Media (Click Here for full review)

 

“A thrilling whodunit with a supernatural edge. Delightful and engrossing.”—Futures Mostly Mystery Magazine 

 

“Overbeck is a master storyteller. The characters are very human and lovable…humor, romance and suspense all included.”—Have You Heard My Book Review (Click Here for full review)

“I’m excited to add this new series to my list of must reads. Recommend picking up your copy today.”—WriteKnit.com

“Kept me turning pages right up to the totally surprising conclusion. The is a MUST READ for any mystery or paranormal fan.”—Kings River Life Magazine (Click Here for full review)

 

“A standout novel of suspense…a spellbinding tale about what happens when past and present collide.”—Mystery Tribune Magazine (Click Here for full review)

 

“Timely and original, this contemporary ghost story is genuinely entertaining!...A terrific, one-sitting read.”—Hank Phillippi Ryan, best-selling author 

 

“A tale to be savored in a darkened room, with an eye to the possibilities lurking just out of sight.”—William Kent Krueger, Edgar award winning author

2011 Silver Award Winner--Thriller of the Year from ReadersFavorite.com Heroic Teacher of the Year contest, Midwest and South


 

"Frank and gritty...a story ripped from the headlines"

—Amelia Robinson, Dayton Daily News


 

"A fast-paced thriller that weaves the economy, international terrorism and homegrown heroism into a telling tale."

—Sofia Burgess, Wilmington News-Journal


 

"Leave No Child Behind is a strong pick for thrilling fiction, highly recommended"

—The Midwest Book Review


 

"An action-packed thriller...with a plot that moves swiftly and characters that are multi-faceted and exquisitely developed."

—Readers' Favorite


 

"A page turning suspense thriller that will leave you wanting more!  Action-packed with a pace that's absolutely perfect."

—J. Weaver, Books-and-Authors.net

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