"Gary Spetz writes like he paints – boldly and with earthy realism."
"The Notebook meets A
River Runs Throught It."
"The descriptions are
excellent and paint a wonderful, clear picture of the landscape, people, and their emotions and thoughts."
"... characters are so real they could be family."
"A good book to “curl up with.”"
"Through the journey, Spetz uses his aptly “painted” characters and circumstances to evoke his readers’ memories of events in their own lives."
"... a book filled with gentle humor and with people so real, you genuinely feel you know them, like a homecoming of sorts."
"The storyline and content were outstanding..."
"(the characters) become as multi-dimensional as the Montana environment in which they live."
"Gary Spetz truly used his artistic sense to paint (I mean
write) a poignant love story where the conversations of his characters and the colorful description of northwest Montana touched on all my five senses..."
"... very detailed and descriptive and I felt like I was present in the story."
"The characters were unique and relatable... (their interactions) humorous, sometimes tense, while other times deeply emotional."
"... held my interest with its theme of choices and promises made in younger years that have implications for the rest of one's life."
"Honest, observant, and filled with wry observations of human nature..."
"... enjoyed it from the first page."
"Easy to read, delightfully descriptive, engaging characters, the author's words ‘painted’ a clear picture in my
mind's eye of the wilderness and beauty of Montana."
"Truly lifelike characters and a great story line engage the reader from start to finish."
"... easily transports the reader to another time and place... a skillfully written tale."
"This novel is a page-turner filled with emotion and gripping dialogue."
"Gary's style of writing lets you feel like you are hanging out with the characters."
"Recommended for readers of romance who enjoy intelligent characters who can tug at your heart."
"Such a beautiful