Reviews

STELLA GALE IS FUNNY, HEART-BREAKING AND HEART-HEALING
If you are a person who has loved a dog, or a reader who loves an unforgettable character, you will find Stella Gale: A Rare Breed, to be difficult to put downNancy Kyle Kent is a hilarious writer, and she knows the world of Stella Gale. Stella’s outrageous intelligence is matched only by her outrageously comic wit, dirty mouth, overwhelming pride in her own ex-con, street smart, survivalist self, and her compassion, often in spite of herself.

It is Stella who drives the story through a plenitude of disasters and triumphs, among a diversity of human and canine personalities. Kent’s greatest achievement is in telling the lives of some very wounded people in a world where “Only the Animals is Innocent,” there is a vision that is generous, a spirit that is compassionate, and humor that is healing in a sometimes desperate world. Expect to be moved deeply, to laugh heartily, and to be very glad that this book is only the first of a trilogy of the adventures of Stella Gale.

Pat Schneider of Amherst Writers and Artists
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Gritty but Funny!
This is not my typical genera of book and I admit I was a little skeptical at first, but a co-worker recommended it so I read it. Regardless of all the darkness and grit (not unlike 'Girl with a Dragon Tattoo') I was pleasantly surprised by the humor throughout the book, especially during the dog show. Who knew that so much scandalous, but hilarious, turn of events went into a National Dog Show. It's true that the dogs really were the only innocent ones in this not so pristine and glamorous world where everyone has his/her own agenda. Even though the dogs were not main characters, it seemed as though their important supporting roles where what the entire story revolved around. It was a fascinating and brilliant means of writing. Overall, I thought the story line was intriguing and well written. I am definitely reading the next book in the series because I need to know who goes up against Stella next!

Kendra E. Munroe
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"Stella Gale" is a must read; it's hilariously gritty with a cold splash of diabolicalness. Is that even a word? Great characters make great stories and this author has come up with some doozies on both counts.

Amazon Customer
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Making It Last
Half way through and slowing down to make it last. Stella Gale is insufferable and addictive. I want her to be my friend. I want to become a Madam and a dog breeder. It is a sign of good fiction that the reader enters another world and wants to stay.

 

B L Wicks
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