"In this elegant first novel, as in the short stories she has published for many years, Jan English Leary proves that she has the eyes, ears, mind, and soul of a dedicated searcher for truths. Her commitment to looking far into each character’s side of the story, refusing to take sides, leads not only to deep insights, but to strong and beautiful sentences, which evoke the music of genuine discovery." — Fred Shafer, editor, writer, lecturer in writing, Northwestern University School of Professional Studies
Thicker Than Blood