It is such an honor to have my book read and reviewed by Uzoma all the way from Nigeria. Uzoma is a marvelous writer with a book in the works that I very much look forward to reading. He’s an inspirational blogger and now a man I call my friend. I’m most grateful for this connection. Have a visit to his site and read his beautiful words. It will be a treat.
Originally posted on 85 Degrees:
When Oscar Wilde is sentenced for “gross indecency,” the news spreads like a wild fire across the globe. Upon reaching Red River Pass, it throws the small Nevada town into pandemonium and restlessness. Hateful prejudice and abuse is the common response for this recently criminalized act, and sets the tone for activities in the coming week.
In Mahurin’s debut novel, we are introduced to several intriguing characters and how their lives are affected by the news of this same sex relationship. As if this seemingly forbidden act wasn’t present in the town, we find in Mildred and her cousin Edra, a lesbian couple who tries their best to keep their relationship a secret. But then in Red River Pass, gossip sells.