Judge's Commentary from the
6th Annual Writer's Digest Self-Published
"Excellent physical descriptions . . .carries weight, fortitude, attitude."
"We get a tremendous sense of place...which the author brings to life with great skill and mastery in the use of textures, scents, a 360 intense view of realism-making details."
"Excellent experientials throughout, and a pace that keeps us in tight contact, eager for the next turn of this engaging plot. Well done."
"Secrets of the Orchard" is awarded "Outstanding" in all six categories.