Pre-publication reaction from editors and proofreaders–
– Simply couldn’t put it down so I finished the novel last night!! Brilliant, genius, superb, excellent! Words are inadequate. I now see why your friend got goose bumps reading it. I love the way you used a legal who-dunnit as a vehicle to tell a very different and heart-rending love story. Really fantastic stuff.
– It’s an incredibly clever story. I know you’ll understand what I mean when I say that I felt, at moments, like somebody’s been doing macramé with my brain.
– Douglas, wow! I haven’t had a good night’s sleep since I finished reading Time of Departure. That’s a good thing because it’s how I rate a book. If I can’t stop thinking about it, and wondering “what if?” and don’t feel like picking up another book because I’m still involved with the current one…well that’s just a freaking great book! A suspenseful mystery that slowly unfolded and became a tender love story. You tied up all those loose ends perfectly. The end came fast and I found myself wanting to mourn. Enough said… get this book on store shelves!