Reviews


“…tightly wrapped crime thriller. The characters are so believable. There is plenty of suspense and the ending is just right. I would really like to see Ellen and Pete become a series.”
Linda Strong

“Riess uses words as an artist uses a paint brush; the pages come to life.”
Joseph Epstein

Stolen Light is a beautifully written and compelling story filled with intrigue, twists and turns and leaves the reader wanting more from this author. Wonderful.”
Lenore Scola

“I don’t usually like mysteries but I couldn’t put this book down!”
Marilyn McCoy

“A great read–couldn’t put it down! Agatha Christie worthy mystery with love interest and fascinating art history, too.”
Bettina Niederer, M.D.

“A fascinating combination of suspense, art history and love story, taking the reader from Havana, Cuba to Manhattan, to Florence, Italy, and back.”
Elizabeth Cooke

“The mystery was well laid out and came together in the end. I look forward to reading more books by this author.”
Linda Donahue