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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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Holy Hell by Elizabeth Sims
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Holy Hell

Lillian Byrd Crime Series #1 by Elizabeth Sims


  • Midwest Book Review review by Lori L. Lake
    "A rollicking good mystery!"
  • Outcome Buffalo Buffalo, NY review by Kate Brown
    "The author has delivered a smorgasbord--humor, sex, gore, and a dyke I enjoyed meeting."
  • Woman's Monthly (WOMO) Washington DC review by Andrea L.T. Peterson
    "Byrd is a very likable amateur sleuth and Sims is a really entertaining storyteller."
  • BookDyke! review by Nicole Blizzard
    Holy Hell is the debut of a new wisecracking new sleuth by the name of Lillian Byrd, and after reading it, I am certainly looking forward to watching the evolution of this character in future books by author Elizabeth Sims."
  • Just Out Portland, OR review by Page Jordan
    "Sims' suspenseful plot moves fast and is full of surprising turns and quirky, engaging characters."
  • The Liberty Press review by Sheryl LeSage
    "I flat out loved this book..."
  • Sacred Ground: News and Reviews... review by Joy Parks
    "Holy Hell by Elizabeth Sims offers readers a rare combination of a good mystery plot with solid writing, whole characters and dialogue that doesnít sound like itís been wrenched out of a bad made-for-TV-movie. Thereís a wonderful irreverence to Sims' Lillian Byrd and a bizarre realism to the individuals she encounters."
  • RainbowNetwork.com review by Charlotte Cooper
    "A real page-turner."
  • Community News Salem, OR review by Marcy Coble
    "...A good read for mystery fans."
  • Lesbian News Torrance, CA review by Teresa DeCrescenzo
    "Yikes."
  • Gay & Lesbian Times San Diego, CA review by Richard Labonte
    "Wit, energy, and irony!"
  • Virginia Gayzette review by Ravigo Zomana
    "...It's actually not too bad a book."

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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