Robert Brown

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Hare’s Fur

As beautifully shaped as Russell’s pottery, this is for any reader seeking character and relationship development under trying (to put it mildly) circumstances.


Some Go Home

Smooth and evocative, the writing truly brings the town of Pitchlynn to life. A fine first novel in the lasting tradition of Southern fiction.

Mother Daughter Widow Wife

For readers of stylish psychological thrillers who can be forgiven for skimming. [See Prepub Alert, 12/9/19.]

Take Me Apart

Love story, hate story, mystery--all in one. For patient readers of feminist, psychological suspense fiction.



A pleasurable if weird stroll through familiar grounds, vampire lite.

The Body Politic

An inherently character-driven tale, beautifully written, and a fine example of a long, strange trip. Note: pro-Trumpers would be well advised not to pick this up.


Overly ambitious and interesting in concept but flawed in execution; the sum of the parts far exceeds the whole

Against the Wind

The writing is brilliant and economical, especially about the environment, and there’s all sorts of information here for the taking, but essentially this is a novel of character. And a very good one. Unbelievably, this is a first novel from an author with a PhD in physics from Harvard. One can hope there will be many more

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