North Dakota

The Biological Bond

The Biological Bond is the story of Rebecca Martinson who meets the daughter she gave away for adoption when the girl develops aplastic anemia and needs a bone marrow transplant. This could have been a very interesting plot, but it ended up anemic instead. Sam Winslow and his wife had adopted ...

Fire and Ice

One of my favorite novellas of all time is Anne Avery's A Dance on the Edge. Unfortunately, the poignancy and emotion of that work was nowhere to be found in Fire and Ice, the story of a young woman in the Depression era who returns home in search of her mother's legacy and finds herself plunged bac ...