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  • You've Got a Book in You

    "Elizabeth Sims proves herself a true writer's friend."

    —Jamie Morris, Director, Woodstream Writers
  • The Actress

    "Sims' wry commentary on life in Hollywood is dead-on."

    Publishers Weekly
  • The Extra

    "an intelligent thriller."

    —Jay Strafford Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • On Location

    "You just have to love Rita."

    Kirkus Reviews
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "Packs a twelve-week writing course into 280 pages."

    —Julie Compton, author of Keep No Secrets
  • The Actress

    "Intricate and surprising, this is a gripping read."

    —Kristine Huntley Booklist
  • The Extra

    "The two leads, Rita and George, are engaging and believable."

    —Hallie Ephron Boston Globe
  • On Location

    "Sims orchestrates the action—and occasional comic relief—for maximum impact."

    Publishers Weekly
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "The spark of inspiration to get started writing a book."

    —Hallie Ephron, award-winning author
  • The Actress

    "A page-turner from stem to stern!"

    Kirkus Reviews
  • The Extra

    "Goes down easy, like a perfect cup of coffee."

    Crimespree Magazine
  • On Location

    "A fast-paced, atmospheric mystery. Sims shines."

    —Melinda Bargreen The Seattle Times
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "The approach is always positive and well worth the price of admission"

    —Ellen Hart, award-winning author
  • The Actress

    "The fascination will keep you up late."

    —Jay Strafford Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • The Extra

    "An engaging thriller."

    —Harriet Klausner
  • On Location

    "As smart as it is compelling."

    —Michele Leber Booklist
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "It doesn't have the arrogant undertone found in other writing books."

    —The Book Depository
  • The Actress

    "Sims has a well-plotted and engaging winner here."

    —Melinda Bargreen The Seattle Times
  • The Extra

    "...and a lost beagle."

    Kirkus Reviews
  • On Location

    "Heart-pounding and page-turning."

    —Jay Strafford Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "In-depth, comprehensive and witty, but never complicated."

    —the office of LETTERS AND LIGHT
  • The Actress

    "Exhilarating! Elizabeth Sims provides a fascinating tale."

    —Harriet Klausner
  • The Extra

    "Brisk prose, facile storytelling, engaging characters."

    —Michele Leber Booklist
  • On Location

    "Rita's best role to date."

    —Lynne F. Maxwell Mystery Scene
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "I found great little gems of advice."

    —L.J. Sellers, bestselling mystery author
  • The Actress

    "Rita is a strong and believable voice."

    —Roberta Alexander The Mercury News
  • The Extra

    "A perfect blend of mystery, comedy and romance."

    —Rosa St.Claire Miami Books Examiner
  • On Location

    "A fabulous novel."

    —Harriet Klausner
  • You've Got a Book in You

    "Encouraging, practical and witty."

    —Gesa Kirsch, Ph.D., Professor of English, Bentley University
  • The Actress

    "A veteran mystery writer with a crackerjack tale."

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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Easy Street by Elizabeth Sims
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Easy Street

Lillian Byrd Crime Series #4 by Elizabeth Sims


  • LibraryJournal.com Web Exclusive Reviews
    "...Quirky heroine, quaint plot."
  • Kirkus Reviews New York, NY
    "...The results are violent (more casualties loom) and hilarious... Lillian is a true original."
  • KissedByVenus.ca review by Jarron Ennis
    "It's refreshing that Sims doesn't find the need to complacently follow along with modern convention..."
  • Books to Watch Out for - The Crime Scene by Nan Cinnater
    "Lillian is a funny and charming, albeit eccentric, narrator."
  • Prairie Flame review in Pages from the Rainbow
    "Another fine entry in a solid mystery series that is increasingly worth a visit."
  • reviewingtheevidence.com review by Sharon Wheeler
    "Sims ... has created one of those heroines who you wouldn't like to be ... but you'd like as a friend."
  • Mary Martin Bookshop review by Denise Pickles
    "Sims' writing deserves to burst from the confines of gay literature to be accepted by mainstream readers who might otherwise overlook the work of this excellent and entertaining author."
  • RainbowNetwork.com review by Charlotte Cooper
    "I read Easy Street in one delicious gulp, itís a book that just begs you to keep turning the pages... Sims is also a master of the genre, she knows the conventions and plays with them smartly."
  • RainbowNetwork.com Books of the Year 2005 by Charlotte Cooper
    "Top Tip: Look out for our review of Elizabeth Sims new novel Easy Street. She's back with her fourth Lillian Byrd mystery and itís easily her best yet! ..."
  • the L Life literature review by Lynne Jamneck
    "...You'll be happy to know that Lillian has returned in all her dry, witty splendor to pull us all into yet another totally enjoyable and satisfying mystery."
  • Out Smart Magazine Houston, TX review by Angel Curtis
    "Great characters, superb storytelling and an interesting mystery. This one is not to be missed."

REVIEWS:

    nonfiction

  1. You've Got a Book in You

    The Rita Farmer Mysteries

  1. On Location
  2. The Extra
  3. The Actress

    The Lillian Byrd Crime Series

  1. Left Field
  2. Easy Street
  3. Lucky Stiff
  4. Damn Straight
  5. Holy Hell


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