The Bones of Paradise

“A deceptively leisurely, intensely heart-rending historical about greed and love gone wrong . . . Rose and Dulcinea are women strong enough to cow John Wayne. . . .[in] this sexy, violent, intricate Western.”— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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The River Wife

“Lush historical detail, a plot brimming with danger, love and betrayal, and a magnificent cast (Jacques is larger than life, and the wives are sassy, sexed-up spitfires) will keep readers entranced.”—Publishers Weekly

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Acts of Love on Indigo Road:

New and Selected Stories

“Terse, edgy and explosive, this collection-featuring 25 new stories as well as material from four earlier collections-proves conclusively that Agee still has her literary fastball.”—Publishers Weekly

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Sweet Eyes

“A big, complicated book about small-town life, in the great American tradition of Faulkner, Willa Cather, and Sherwood Anderson.” — Philadelphia Inquirer

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The Weight of Dreams

“With its contemporary story, this marvelous and haunting novel captures perfectly the history of American Indians and Anglo-Americans in the Midwest. It is an epic that places Ms. Agee among the likes of Louise Erdrich as our best chroniclers of the region.” — Greg Sarris


Taking the Wall

“This is a stellar collection about blue-color folk, their plucky and despairing relationships and their dreams of speed and glamour.” — Publishers Weekly

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South of Resurrection

“One of the best novels by anyone writing today about the old, long-settled corner of the South.” — Kirkus Reviews

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A .38 Special and a Broken Heart

“This new volume in the Coffee-to-Go Short-Short Story series explores the tangled intersections of love and death. . . . deft characterization and sharp, visceral imagery.” — Library Journal

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Strange Angels

“[A] powerful novel. . . . In creating a world seldom seen in contemporary fiction, Agee has virtually reinvented the Western novel.” — Los Angeles Times

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Bend This Heart

“These very short stories have, at best, the compressed energy and the intensity of good poetry.” — Alice Adams

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Pretend We've Never Met

“Jonis Agee's prose is dense and elegant, dazzling at times, yet never flowery nor merely ornamental. Most important, though, is the power of these stories to move the human heart.” — Tim O'Brien

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