by Susan Taylor Chehak
"Chehak is a very accomplished storyteller, always in control of her narrative, which moves ahead with grace and speed. But it's not only the plot that matters to this writer. It's the telling little details, particularly of teenage angst and of domestic life that makes the novel rich. SMITHEREENS is a novel fully worthy of the title thriller. It's hard to put down. It has a kind of dark allure."