A Beautiful Glittering Lie Receives More 5-Star Reviews!

A Beautiful Glittering Lie Receives More 5-Star Reviews!


My novel, A Beautiful Glittering Lie, recently received more five-star reviews! This book is the first one in the Renegade Series, which tells the story of several families during the Civil War. Here are a few of the new reviews. Thank you so much for your kind remarks!

5.0 out of 5 stars A well-crafted historical novel.

Reviewed in the United States on February 11, 2024

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J.D.R.’s “A Beautiful Glittering Lie” is a superbly written and richly descriptive novel with brilliantly drawn characters and settings. The author has excelled in writing a novel that authentically depicts every aspect of the time period. The characters have depth and integrity, and the dialogue is spot-on, taking the reader back to another time and place. The storytelling effectively portrays the intricate and diverse aspects of the Civil War era, encapsulating the fundamental nature of human hardship and perseverance across the entire narrative. A well-crafted historical novel that comes highly recommended.


5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating historical novel about the Civil War.

Reviewed in the United States on February 22, 2024

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This historical novel about the Civil War has all the seriousness that such a significant event deserves as well as the good organization to make it an easy reading to follow.
The author’s responsibility is reflected in every page as she tried to capture the human struggles of this period in a sublime way. A Beautiful Glittering Lie is a more than interesting piece of work!
Saya Jacaranda

5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it

Reviewed in the United States on February 23, 2024

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This read gave me the opportunity to get a captivating glimpse into the tumultuous period of the American Civil War through the eyes of the Summers family. The author captures the atmosphere of the time, painting vivid scenes that transport readers to the heart of the action. From the excitement of political rallies to the solemnity of wartime speeches, each moment is rendered with meticulous detail and authenticity.

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