"O'Connor deftly blends humor and poignancy in this subtle, boy's-eye-view of race relations and religion in a close-knit small town."
"O'Connor explores the dynamics of a tight-knit Southern community. ... ultimately celebrating the bonds of custom and affection that keep the town humming."
"O'Connor has written a well-developed, intriguing short novel with a suspenseful clue-filled story line proposing an ethical dilemma that will keep readers wanting to know the outcome. Good premise and delivery make this a thought-provoking choice for discussion."